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Security Bulletin: Certain cookies missing Secure attribute in IBM DataPower Gateways (CVE-2015-7427)

Security Bulletin


IBM DataPower Gateways has addressed an issue with missing Secure attribute on certain HTTP cookies.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7427
IBM DataPower Gateways could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the Secure flag for the session cookie in SSL mode. By intercepting its transmission within an HTTP session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM DataPower Gateway appliances all versions through,,,,


Fix is available in versions,,,, and Refer to APAR IT10279 for URLs to download the fix.

You should verify applying this fix does not cause any compatibility issues.

For DataPower customers using versions 5.x and earlier versions, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

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Change History

November 6th, 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:
15 June 2018