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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager Appliance is affected by an open redirect vulnerability (CVE-2017-1534)

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IBM Security Access Manager Appliance has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1534
IBM Security Access Manager Appliance could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, using an open redirect attack. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the URL displayed to redirect a user to a malicious Web site that would appear to be trusted. This could allow the attacker to obtain highly sensitive information or conduct further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Security Access Manager Appliance
Affected Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0-
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0-
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0-


IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 - IJ00227 Upgrade to
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0 - IJ00228 Upgrade to
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 - IJ00227 Upgrade to

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Related information

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Change History

4 January 2018: 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.


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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager

Software version: 8.0.0,,,,,, 8.0.1,,,,,, 9.0.0,,,,, 9.0.3

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 2008936

Modified date: 05 January 2018