Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by a vulnerability due to improper content validation (CVE-2016-3020)
IBM Security Access Manager appliances could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper content validation.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager for Web could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper content validation. By persuading a victim to open specially-crafted content, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass validation and load a page with malicious content.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114465 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||7.0 (appliance)||IV90718||Apply Interim Fix 28:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||220.127.116.11 -
|IV90683||Upgrade to 18.104.22.168:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||22.214.171.124 -
|IV90703||Upgrade to 126.96.36.199:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 -
|IV90502||Upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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January 30, 2017: Original version published.
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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|Security||IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile|
|Security||IBM Security Access Manager for Web|
More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager
Software version: 7.0.0, 8.0.0, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.0.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 9.0.0, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1996826
Modified date: 01 February 2017