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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Anywhere contains an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2015-4945)

Security Bulletin


A security vulnerability in IBM Maximo Anywhere could allow an attacker to bypass passcode protections to obtain sensitive information.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4945
IBM Maximo Anywhere contains an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Maximo Anywhere 7.5.1


The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Anywhere 7.5.1:

VRMFix Pack or Interim FixDownload
7.5.1Maximo Anywhere Interim Fix:
Latest Interim Fix available
Contact IBM Support

If assistance is needed in determining the appropriate Fix Pack or Interim Fix level, contact IBM Technical Support. It is recommended that you always request the latest available Fix Pack or Interim Fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

As an alternative to the Fix Pack or Interim Fix install above, customers may manually apply an equivalent fix by setting the android:exported = false attribute on each Activity declared on the AndroidManifest.xml file.

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Change History

11 December 2017: Update X-Force link
29 November 2016: Fixed FixCentral download link
15 September 2016: Fixed Security Bulletin title

*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:
17 June 2018