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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub is affected by a user password being stored in plain text vulnerability (CVE-2017-1309)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub has addressed the following vulnerability. IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub stores user credentials in plain text which can be read by a local user.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1309
DESCRIPTION:
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125463 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server
Affected Versions
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.0
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.3
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.4
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.5
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.6

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation / First Fix
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.0 None 11.0.0.5-MDM-RDM-FP05IF001
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.3 None 11.3.0.6-MDM-RDM-FP06IF000
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.4 None 11.4.0.7-MDM-RDM-FP07IF001
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.5 None 11.5.0.5-MDM-RDM-FP05IF000
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub 11.6 None 11.6.0.2-MDM-RDM-FP02IF001

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

12 July 2017: Original version published
20 July 2017: Fixed description of issue to reflect this is MDM Reference Data Management Hub and not MDM Server.

*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: InfoSphere Master Data Management

Software version: 11.0, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5, 11.6

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris

Reference #: 2005437

Modified date: 25 July 2017