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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability identified with Jazz for Service Management (JazzSM) v1.1.3 (CVE-2017-1631)

Security Bulletin


Change password functionality is not protected against cross-site request forgery, also JazzSM does not require user to know current password.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1631
IBM Jazz for Service Management is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
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:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Jazz for Service Management version 1.1.3


Principal Product and Version(s) Cumulative Patch Level
Jazz for Service Management version 1.1.3 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability addressed with JazzSM 1.1.3 Cumulative Patch level 5

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Change History

05-December-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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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Components
Jazz for Service Management

Software version: 1.1.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2011307

Modified date: 19 December 2017