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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager virtual appliance - LMI Authentication Bypass (CVE-2014-3053)

Security Bulletin


An undisclosed vulnerability can allow unauthorized users to login to the Local Management Interface of the IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager appliance with invalid credentials.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID : CVE-2014-3053

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager fails to properly handle certain input data such that it could be possible for an attacker to authenticate to the appliance Local Management Interface using invalid authentication data.

The vulnerability does not require authentication to exploit, the attack can be made from the adjacent network, and the complexity is low. A successful exploit could completely compromise confidentiality and accessibility of the system, and partially impact the integrity of the system.

CVSS Base Score: 8.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:C)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager Virtual Appliance (ISPIM VA) 1.0.1


Download ISPIM VA Fixpack 1 - 1.0.1-ISS-ISPIM-VA-FP0001
Refer to the instructions in the README for installation instructions

Workarounds and Mitigations


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*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