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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances use some weak cryptographic algorithms for stash file encryption (CVE-2016-3019)

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Summary

IBM Security Access Manager appliance use password stash files, which may be encrypted using a weak encryption algorithm.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3019
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114462 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Access Manager 9.0, all firmware versions

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMFAPARRemediation
IBM Security Access Manager9.0 -
9.0.2.0, 9.0.3.0
IV921691. For releases prior to ISAM 9.0.3.0, upgrade to 9.0.3.0:
IBM Security Access Manager V9.0.3 Multiplatform, Multilingual (CRW4EML)
2. Apply 9.0.3.0 IF0001:
9.0.3.0-ISS-ISAM-IF0001

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Change History

31 May 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

swg21988419