Security Bulletin: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager is affected by incorrect permission assignment for critical resource (CVE-2016-6098)
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager specifies permissions for a security-critical resource in a way that allows that resource to be read or modified by unintended actors. IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager addresses this vulnerability with the following CVE-2016-6098
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager specifies permissions for a security-critical resource in a way that allows that resource to be read or modified by unintended actors.
CVSS Base Score: 4.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118254 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager v2.0.1- 18.104.22.168
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.5 - 22.214.171.124
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.6 - 126.96.36.199
Workarounds and Mitigations
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31st Jan 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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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 #: 1997958
Modified date: 02 February 2017