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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure CVE-2016-9975 affects IBM Dashboard Application Services Hub (DASH)

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Summary

IBM Tivoli Widget Library (TWL), a sub component of DASH that in turn is bundled in IBM Jazz for Service Management (JazzSM) is affected by Cross Site Request Forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9975
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Jazz for Service Management is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120251 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Dashboard Application Services Hub 3.1.2.1, part of IBM Jazz for Service Management 1.1.2.1
Dashboard Application Services Hub 3.1.3, part of IBM Jazz for Service Management 1.1.3

Remediation/Fixes

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

13 February 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Components
Jazz for Service Management

Software version: 1.1.2.1, 1.1.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1998714

Modified date: 23 February 2017