IBM Security Access Manager for Web is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager for Web is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114475 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 appliances, all firmware versions.
IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web||18.104.22.168 - |
|IV90686||Upgrade to 22.214.171.124:|
|IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile||126.96.36.199 - |
|IV90704||Upgrade to 188.8.131.52:|
|IBM Security Access Manager||9.0 - 184.108.40.206||IV90504||Upgrade to 220.127.116.11:|
IBM Security Access Manager V9.0.2 Multiplatform, Multilingual (CRW4EML)
Workarounds and Mitigations
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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza
December 8, 2016: 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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16 June 2018