Login session may not be invalidated in a timely manner on timeout.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Financial Transaction Manager for High Value Payments for Multi-Platform does not invalidate session after logout which could allow an authenticated user to impersonate another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183328 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|Financial Transaction Manager for High Value Payments for Multi-Platform||3.2.4|
|Product||VRMF||Issue||Remediation / First Fix|
|FTM HVP||188.8.131.52||100530||No product change|
Workarounds and Mitigations
HTTP session logout timeout
When the browser HTTP session for a Control Center user times out, the user is logged out. However, someone can possibly intercept and override the logout timeout. To avoid this override, configure the com.ibm.ws.security.web.logoutOnHTTPSessionExpire property in WebSphere Application Server. For more information about this property, see the WebSphere Application Server documentation.
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18 Dec 2020: Initial Publication
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18 December 2020