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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances are affected by a vulnerability due to improper content validation (CVE-2016-3020)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Access Manager appliances could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper content validation.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3020
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper content validation. By persuading a victim to open specially-crafted content, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass validation and load a page with malicious content.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114465 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances, all firmware 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.

Remediation/Fixes

IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.

ProductVRMFAPARRemediation
IBM Security Access Manager for Web7.0 (appliance)IV90718Apply Interim Fix 28:
7.0.0-ISS-WGA-IF0028
IBM Security Access Manager for Web8.0.0.0 -
8.0.1.4
IV90683Upgrade to 8.0.1.5:
8.0.1-ISS-WGA-FP0005
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile8.0.0.0 -
8.0.1.4
IV90703Upgrade to 8.0.1.5:
8.0.1-ISS-ISAM-FP0005
IBM Security Access Manager9.0 -
9.0.2.0
IV90502Upgrade to 9.0.2.1:
9.0.2-ISS-ISAM-FP0001

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Change History

January 30, 2017: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21996826