Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by a potential information exposure vulnerability (CVE-2016-5919)
IBM Security Access Manager appliances use weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt sensitive information.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager for Web uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115599 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/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)||IV90724||Apply Interim Fix 28:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||18.104.22.168 -
|IV90691||Upgrade to 22.214.171.124:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||126.96.36.199 -
|IV90709||Upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 -
|IV90509||Upgrade to 184.108.40.206:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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February 14, 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, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 8.0.1, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 9.0.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1996868
Modified date: 15 February 2017