Security Bulletin: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager stores unencrypted password (CVE-2016-6092)
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager has identified a vulnerability where a password is stored in clear text. This vulnerability can enable attackers to obtain unauthorized access to other integrated systems. IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager has addressed this vulnerability with the following CVE-2016-6092.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118171 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.5 - 184.108.40.206
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.6 - 220.127.116.11
IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager v2.0.1- 18.104.22.168
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31st Jan 2017 - original version published.
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More support for:
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager
Software version: 2.0.1, 2.5, 2.6
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 1997953
Modified date: 02 February 2017