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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

An information disclosure vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Information Server was addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4886
DESCRIPTION:   IBM InfoSphere Information Server stores sensitive information in the browser's history that could be obtained by a user who has access to the same system.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190910 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)

InfoSphere Information Server,
Information Server on Cloud

11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.7 JR62831 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0

For Red Hat 8 installations,
    Contact IBM Customer Support
else
   --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.1
   --Apply Information Server Framework 11.7.1.1 Rollup Patch 2

 
 

Contact Technical Support:

In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

12 Nov 2020: Initial Publication

*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 Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 November 2020

UID

ibm16366715