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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure CVE-2016-5935 affects IBM Dashboard Application Services Hub (DASH) v3.1.3

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IBM Dashboard Application Services Hub, a part of IBM Jazz for Service Management (JazzSM), could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. There is a lack of certificate verification when connecting to remote datastores from WebSphere Admin Console in federation scenarios.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5935
IBM Jazz for Service Management could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly validate the SSL certificate. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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

Dashboard Application Services Hub 3.1.3, part of IBM Jazz for Service Management 1.1.3


The recommended solution is to apply the fix for versions listed as soon as practical.

Dashboard Application Services Hub release Remediation
3.1.3 Download and Install

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Related information

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Change History

24 January 2017: Initial 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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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Components
Jazz for Service Management

Software version: 1.1.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1997711

Modified date: 31 January 2017