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Security Bulletin: IBM Cloud Automation Manager is affected by an issue with insecure cookie path attribute (CVE-2019-4616)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Cloud Automation Manager does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4616
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Automation Manager does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the insecure link and the attacker can then obtain the cookie value by snooping the traffic.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/168644 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Cloud Automation Manager3.2.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to IBM Cloud Automation Manager 3.2.1.2 or newer.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

24 Jan 2020: Initial Publication

*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 Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 February 2020

UID

ibm11289188