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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilites in IBM Algorithmics Algo One Algo Risk Application (ARA) related to IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty

Security Bulletin


There is a potential information disclousre in the version of IBM WebSphere Liberty that was packaged with Algo One Algo Risk Application.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5986
IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the improper handling of responses under certain conditions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain server identification information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Algo One ARA Versions 5.0 and 5.1


Workarounds and Mitigations


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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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Document information

More support for: Algo One
Algo Risk Application

Software version: 5.0, 5.1.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1999209

Modified date: 24 February 2017