Security Bulletin: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager is affected by weak password policy (CVE-2016-6093)
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager addresses this issue where the product does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118172 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 Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.5 - 126.96.36.199
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.6 - 188.8.131.52
IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager v2.0.1 - 184.108.40.206
Workarounds and Mitigations
Users can set strong password.
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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 #: 1997956
Modified date: 02 February 2017