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Security Bulletin: A cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability may impact logout functionality in REST in IBM Cúram Social Program Management (CVE-2020-4942)

Security Bulletin


A cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability may impact logout functionality in REST in IBM Cúram Social Program Management, which is an attack that forces a user to execute unwanted actions on the web application while they are currently authenticated.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4942
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Curam Social Program Management is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Curam SPM7.0.11
Curam SPM7.0.9


ProductVRMFRemediation/First Fix
Cúram SPM
Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 7.0.11 iFix1 or a subsequent 7.0.11 release.
Cúram SPM
Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 7.0.9 iFix6 or a subsequent 7.0.9 release.

Workarounds and Mitigations

For information about all other versions, contact IBM Cúram Social Program Management customer support.

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Change History

31 Dec 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
31 December 2020