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Security Bulletin: Session Identifier Not Updated vulnerability affects IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2017-1270 )

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Summary

IBM Security Guardium does not renew a session variable after a successful authentication which could lead to session fixation/hijacking vulnerability. IBM Security Guardium has fixed this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1270
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Guardium does not renew a session variable after a successful authentication which could lead to session fixation/hijacking vulnerability. This could force a user to utilize a cookie that may be known to an attacker.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124745 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Guardium V10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3

Remediation/Fixes

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

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

12/18/17: 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

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Guardium

Software version: 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 2010439

Modified date: 18 December 2017