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Security Bulletin: Fix available for Vulnerability in XML External Entity Injection (XXE) affecting IBM Cúram Social Program Management (CVE-2016-6111)

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Summary

IBM Cúram Social Program Management is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could use the vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information, or to use all available memory resources.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6111
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Curam Social Program Management is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118267 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cúram Social Program Management 7.0.0.0 - 7.0.0.0
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.2.0.0 - 6.2.0.3
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.1.0 - 6.1.1.3
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.0.0 - 6.1.0.3
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.5.0 - 6.0.5.9
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.4.0 - 6.0.4.8
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.0.0 - 6.0.0 SP2
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 5.2.0.0 - 5.2.0 SP6

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 7.0.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 7.0.0.1 or a subsequent 7.0 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.2.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.2.0.4 or a subsequent 6.2 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.1 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.1.1.4 or a subsequent 6.1.1 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.1.0.4 or a subsequent 6.1 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.5 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0.5.10 or a subsequent 6.0.5 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0.4 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0.4.9 or a subsequent 6.0.4 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.0 SP2 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0 SP2 EP30 or a subsequent 6.0 release
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 5.2 SP6 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 5.2 SP6 EP12 or a subsequent 5.2 release

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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 April 2017: Updated with 6.0 SP2 fix link
23 March 2017: Original document 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: Cúram Social Program Management

Software version: 5.2, 6.0, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.1.0, 6.1.1, 6.2.0, 7.0.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2000833

Modified date: 23 March 2017