IBM Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Publishing Document Builder uses the POST method to submit passwords but can be forced to use the GET method also. Highly sensitive information can be disclosed through an HTTP GET request to an authenticated user(CVE-2021-39019)
DESCRIPTION: IBM Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Publishing could disclose highly sensitive information through an HTTP GET request to an authenticated user.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213728 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
For IBM Publishing 7.0, upgrade to ifix016 or later, which can be downloaded from:
IBM Publishing 7.0 iFix016
For IBM Publishing 7.0.1, upgrade to ifix017 or later, which can be downloaded from:
IBM Publishing 7.0.1 iFix017
For IBM Publishing 7.0.2, upgrade to ifix013 or later, which can be downloaded from:
IBM Publishing 7.0.2 iFix013
For RPE 6.0.6 and 184.108.40.206, upgrade to latest 7.0.2 iFix13 or later, which can be downloaded from IBM Publishing 7.0.2 iFix013
Workarounds and Mitigations
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08 Jul 2022: Initial Publication
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13 July 2022