Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by a vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2016-5983)
A vulnerability has been identified in IBM WebSphere Application Server, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary Java code with a serialized object from untrusted sources. IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by this vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary Java code with a serialized object from untrusted sources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116468 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and 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||18.104.22.168 -
|IV93187||1. For versions prior to 22.214.171.124, upgrade to 126.96.36.199:
2. Upgrade to 188.8.131.52 IF1:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||184.108.40.206 -
|IV93249||1. For versions prior to 220.127.116.11, upgrade to 18.104.22.168:
2. Upgrade to 22.214.171.124. IF 1:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 -
|IV93187||1. For versions prior to 126.96.36.199, upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
2. Upgrade to 184.108.40.206 IF 1:
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*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: 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, 22.214.171.124, 9.0.0, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1996871
Modified date: 24 February 2017