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JR56742: CROSS-SITE REQUEST FORGERY (CSRF) PROTECTION TOKENS ARE NOT SESSION SPECIFIC

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) supports cross-site request
    forgery (CSRF) protection by using protection tokens. The tokens
    should be session specific, but, in fact, are only specific to
    the user name.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • No additional information is available.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for IBM BPM V8.0.1.3 and V8.5.7.0 is available that
    ensures CSRF tokens are session specific.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR56742:
    
    1. Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from
    the product selector, the installed version to the fix pack
    level, and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2. Select APAR or SPR, enter JR56742, and click Continue.
    
    For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0, the fix will be included in IBM BPM V8.5.7
    cumulative fix 2016.12.
    
    To determine whether the later cumulative fix is available and
    download it if it is, complete the following steps on Fix
    Central:
    
    1. Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from
    the product selector, the installed version to the fix pack
    level, and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2. Select Text, enter 'cumulative fix' and click Continue.
    
    When you download fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR56742

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    857

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-09-29

  • Closed date

    2016-12-14

  • Last modified date

    2016-12-14

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R857 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 December 2016