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Security Bulletin: Web Cache Poisoning Vulnerability Affects IBM Emptoris Sourcing (CVE-2020-4896)

Security Bulletin


Web cache poisoning vulnerability affects IBM Emptoris Sourcing.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4896
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Emptoris is vulnerable to web cache poisoning, caused by improper input validation by modifying HTTP request headers.
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:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Emptoris Sourcing10.1.3.x,10.1.1.x, 10.1.0.x


Product Name  Versions affected  Remediation iFix or fixPack
IBM Emptoris Sourcing 10.1.0.x or later
IBM Emptoris Sourcing 10.1.1.x or later
IBM Emptoris Sourcing 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