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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Asset Management and the IBM Maximo Manage application in IBM Maximo Application Suite are vulnerable to information disclosure (CVE-2021-38924)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Maximo Asset Management and the IBM Maximo Manage application in IBM Maximo Application Suite are vulnerable to information disclosure.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38924
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Maximo Asset Management could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/210163 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product and IBM Maximo Manage Application in IBM Maximo Application Suite.  Older versions of Maximo Asset Management may be impacted. The recommended action is to update to the latest version.

Product versions affected:

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.6.1.2
IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.6.1.1
Maximo Manage Application in IBM Maximo Application Suite MAS 8.7-Manage 8.3
Maximo Manage Application in IBM Maximo Application Suite MAS 8.8-Manage 8.4

* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Platform Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Asset Management 7.6:

VRM Fix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim Fix Download
7.6.1.2 Maximo Asset Management 7.6.1.2 iFix:
7.6.1.2-TIV-MBS-IF023 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.6.1.1 Maximo Asset Management 7.6.1.1 iFix:
7.6.1.1-TIV-MBS-IF022 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
For IBM Maximo Manage application in IBM Maximo Application Suite:
MAS MAS Patch Fix or Release Manage Patch Fix or Release
8.7

Maximo Application Suite 8.7.3:
Maximo Application Suite version 8.7.3 or latest Patch Fix available

8.3.3 or latest (available from the Catalog under Update Available)
8.8

Maximo Application Suite 8.8:
Upgrade to Maximo Application Suite version 8.8 or latest Patch Fix available

8.4 or latest (available from the Catalog under Update Available)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

11 Aug 2022: 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 September 2022

UID

ibm16620059