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Security Bulletin: Potential information leakage in IBM Business Process Manager and WebSphere Lombardi Edition (CVE-2017-1756)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Due to incorrect cache headers sensitive information might be stored locally which can be accessed by another user on the same system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1756
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Business Process Manager allows web pages to be stored locally which can be read by another user on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135856 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions


- IBM Business Process Manager V7.5.0.0 through V7.5.1.2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.5.0

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 Cumulative Fix 2017.06

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0

- IBM Business Process Manager Enterprise Service Bus V8.6.0.0

- WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2.0.0 through V7.2.0.5

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix (CF) containing APAR JR58706 as soon as practical:


For IBM BPM V8.6.0.0 (released 2017.09) For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2017.06 For IBM BPM V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF2
  • Install CF2 as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR58706
For IBM BPM V8.5.5.0 For IBM BPM V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2 For IBM BPM V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3 For IBM BPM V7.5.0.0 through V7.5.1.2 For WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2.0.0 through V7.2.0.5 As IBM Business Process Manager V7.5, V8.0, and WebSphere Lombardi Edition are out of general support, customers with a support extension contract can contact IBM support to request the fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

23 March 2018: initial version published
30 March 2018: added WebSphere Lombardi Edition

*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:
15 June 2018

UID

swg22010796