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Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure Vulnerability Affects IBM Emptoris Spend Analysis (CVE-2020-4897)

Security Bulletin


Verbose application errors (information disclosure) affects IBM Emptoris Spend Analysis.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4897
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Emptoris could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Emptoris Spend Analysis10.1.3.x,10.1.1.x,10.1.0.x


Product Name  Versions affected  Remediation iFix or Fix Pack
IBM Emptoris Spend Analysis 10.1.0.x or later
IBM Emptoris Spend Analysis 10.1.1.x or later
IBM Emptoris Spend Analysis 10.1.3.x or later

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

23 Dec 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
06 January 2021