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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager Appliance is affected by an encryption vulnerability (CVE-2017-1473)

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Summary

IBM Security Access Manager Appliance has addressed the following weak encryption vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1473
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager Appliance uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128605 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

Affected IBM Security Access Manager Appliance

Affected Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web8.0-8.0.1.6
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile8.0-8.0.1.6
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0-9.0.3.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF
APAR
Remediation
IBM Security Access Manager for Web8.0 - 8.0.1.6IJ01861Upgrade to 8.0.1.7:
8.0.1-ISS-WGA-FP0007
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile8.0 - 8.0.1.6IJ01933Upgrade to 8.0.1.7:
8.0.1-ISS-ISAM-FP0007
IBM Security Access Manager9.0 - 9.0.3.1IJ01861Upgrade to 9.0.4.0:
9.0.4-ISS-ISAM-FP0000

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

14 April 2018: 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

swg22012268