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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager is affected by exposure of sensitive data due to missing HTTP Strict-Transport-Security Header (CVE-2016-6116)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager is missing the HTTP Strict Transport Security header. Users can navigate by mistake to the unencrypted version of the web application or accept invalid certificates. This leads to sensitive data being sent unencrypted over the wire. IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager addresses this vulnerability with this CVE-2016-6116.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6116
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118354 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.5 - 2.5.0.7

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.6 - 2.6.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMFRemediation/First Fix
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager2.5 - 2.5.0.72.5.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0008
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager2.6- 2.6.0.22.6.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0003

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

31st Jan 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.

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21997805