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Security Bulletin: Cacheable HTTPS Responses have been identified on multiple Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI admin pages (CVE-2020-4197)

Security Bulletin


Fix is available for vulnerability Cacheable HTTPS Responses in Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI admin pages (CVE-2020-4197).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4197
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI allows web pages to be stored locally which can be read by another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 2.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI8.1.x


Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix 
Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI 8.1.0 IJ22783 Apply Fix Pack 17 TF0003

For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

02 Mar 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
02 March 2020