Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by a vulnerability in Busybox (CVE-2014-9645)
A vulnerability has been identified in Busybox. IBM Security Access Manager appliances use Busybox and are affected by this vulnerabilty.
DESCRIPTION: Busybox could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error when parsing module names by the modprobe. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted basename to load arbitrary modules.
CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100392 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances, all firmware 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||7.0 (appliance)||IV91122||Apply Interim Fix 29:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||18.104.22.168 -
|IV91114||Upgrade to 22.214.171.124:
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||126.96.36.199 -
|IV91118||Upgrade to 188.8.131.52:
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 -
|IV91085||Upgrade to 184.108.40.206:
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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: 7.0.0, 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, 9.0.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 1998196
Modified date: 24 February 2017