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Security Bulletin: IBM Cúram Universal Access exposes caseworker usernames under specific circumstances.(CVE-2014-4843).

Security Bulletin


IBM Universal Access contains a page where internal caseworker usernames are exposed as part of a URL. This information could be used in subsequent attacks against that particular user, e.g. to cause account lockout.

Vulnerability Details


CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cúram Social Program Management (SPM) V6.0 SP2
Cúram SPM 6.0.4
Cúram SPM 6.0.5
NOTE: is not affected


Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
Cúram SPM 6.0.5 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix5 or a subsequent 6.0.5 release.
Cúram SPM 6.0.4 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to or a subsequent 6.0.4 release.
Cúram SPM 6.0 SP2 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.0 SP2 EP26 or a subsequent 6.0 SP2 release.

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Change History

20 March 2015 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

Modified date:
17 June 2018