IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted URL to cause the server to return a split response, once the URL is clicked. This would allow the attacker to perform further attacks, such as Web cache poisoning, cross-site scripting, and possibly obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125152 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product, and all other IBM Maximo Industry Solution and IBM Control Desk products, regardless of their own version, if they are currently installed on top of an affected IBM Maximo Asset Management. *
Maximo Asset Management core product affected versions:
Maximo Asset Management 7.6, 7.5
Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5
Industry Solutions products affected if using an affected core version:
Maximo for Aviation
Maximo for Government
Maximo for Life Sciences
Maximo for Nuclear Power
Maximo for Oil and Gas
Maximo for Transportation
Maximo for Utilities
IBM Control Desk products affected if using an affected core version:
SmartCloud Control Desk
IBM Control Desk
Tivoli Integration Composer
* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.
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 Asset Management 7.6, 7.5:
|VRM||Fix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim Fix||Download|
|7.6.0||Maximo 188.8.131.52 Interim Fix:|
184.108.40.206-TIV-MBS-IFIX001 or latest Interim Fix available
|7.5.0||Maximo 220.127.116.11 Interim Fix:|
18.104.22.168-TIV-MBS-IFIX004 or latest Interim Fix available
Workarounds and Mitigations
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23 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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17 June 2018