IBM i Access for Windows is affected by vulnerability CVE-2016-0287. This vulnerability affects the Windows system running the IBM i Access for Windows product.
DESCRIPTION: IBM i Access for Windows could allow a local privileged user to obtain the passwords of IBM i users from the system registry.
CVSS Base Score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111235 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Release 7.1 of IBM i Access for Windows is affected.
The issue can be fixed by obtaining and applying the Service Pack SI60523 or higher.
The Service Pack is available at:
Release 7.1 – SI60523
Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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*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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18 December 2019