IBM CICS TX could allow 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. The fix removes this vulnerability (CVE-2022-34307) from IBM CICS TX Standard.
DESCRIPTION: IBM CICS TX 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: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/229436 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM CICS TX Standard
IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability by downloading and applying the interim fixes from the table below
Remediation / First Fix
IBM CICS TX Standard
|Download the fix from here
Workarounds and Mitigations
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29 Jul 2022: Initial Publication
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14 February 2023