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Security Bulletin: Insufficient session expiration in IBM i2 iBase

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM i2 iBase provides insufficient login sessioon timeouts

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29868
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 iBase could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information due to insufficient session expiration.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/206213 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM i2 iBaseAll
IBM i2 iBase9.0.0
IBM i2 iBase8.9.13

Remediation/Fixes

Please access your IBM product download portal and install the 9.0.5 release which remediates this issue

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

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

Change History

26 Oct 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:
26 October 2021

UID

ibm16508776