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Security Bulletin: Multiple Security Vulnerabilties have been addressed in LCMS Premier on Cloud 11.0

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple Security Vulnerabilties have been addressed in LCMS Premier on Cloud 11.0

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2017-1142
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the secure flag for the session cookie in SSL mode. By intercepting its transmission within an HTTP session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/122030 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1143
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/122032 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier 9.1, 9.2, 9.2.1, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 10.0, 10.2, 10.3

Workarounds and Mitigations

These issues have been addressed in IBM LCMS Premier on Cloud 11.0. IBM recommends updating to the latest release.

Customers who are using an affected version should visit IBM Support Portal and open a Service Request (SR) to request an upgrade to latest fixed release.
https://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal

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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

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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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud

Software version: 9.1, 9.2, 9.2.1, 9.3.0, 9.4.0, 9.5.0, 10.0.0, 10.1.0, 10.2.0, 10.3.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1998874

Modified date: 23 March 2017