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Security Bulletin: Session fixation defect in IBM Security AppScan Enterprise (CVE-2016-9981)

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Summary

IBM Security AppScan Enterprise could allow an attacker to hijack a valid user's session using social engineering.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9981

DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise could allow an attacker to hijack a valid user's session using social engineering.
CVSS Base Score: 4.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120257 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:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Products
Affected Versions
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.0 - 9.0.0.1
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.1 - 9.0.1.1
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.2 - 9.0.2.1
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.3 - 9.0.3.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.3 AppScanEnterprise-Windows-9.3.0.5-iFix-001
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.0 Upgrade to 9.0.3.5 iFix01 or later
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.1 Upgrade to 9.0.3.5 iFix01 or later
IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 9.0.2 Upgrade to 9.0.3.5 iFix01 or later

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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

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Vaibhav Gupta - https://twitter.com/vaibhavgupta_1

Change History

27 July 2017: Original 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM Security AppScan Enterprise
General Support Issues

Software version: 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.3

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2006430

Modified date: 26 July 2017