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Security Bulletin: IBM i2 Analyze missing security header (CVE-2021-29769)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Some secure header options were missing in communication with the i2 Analyze server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29769
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the insecure link and the attacker can then obtain the cookie value by snooping the traffic.
CVSS Base score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202769 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM i2 AnalyzeIBM i2 Analyze 4.3.1
IBM i2 AnalyzeIBM i2 Analyze 4.3.0
IBM i2 AnalyzeIBM i2 Analyze 4.3.2

Remediation/Fixes

Please visit your IBM customer portal to apply the Enterprise Insights Analysis 2.4.0 or i2 Analyze 4.4.0 continuous delivery update

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Nathan Roane, Elaheh Samani and Gabor Minyo from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team

Change History

21 Jul 2021: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 July 2021

UID

ibm16474883