Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager version 126.96.36.199 appliances are affected by an XML External Entity injection vulnerability (CVE-2017-1477)
IBM Security Access Manager has addressed the following XML External Entity Injection vulnerability, which affects the IBM Security Access Manager version 188.8.131.52 appliance.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager Appliance is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128612 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
Affected IBM Security Access Manager Appliance
|IBM Security Access Manager||184.108.40.206|
|IBM Security Access Manager||220.127.116.11||IJ00161||Upgrade to 18.104.22.168:
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza
3 October 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.
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IBM Security Access Manager
Software version: 9.0.3
Operating system(s): Appliance
Reference #: 2009240
Modified date: 03 November 2017