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Security Bulletin: Detailed Error Messages Vulnerability Affects IBM Emptoris Contract Management (CVE-2018-1961)

Security Bulletin


IBM Emptoris Contract Management product reveals detailed error messages in certain features that might be vulnerable to attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1961
DESCRIPTION: IBM Emptoris Contract Management could disclose sensitive information from detailed information from error messages.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
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

IBM Emptoris Contract Management 10.0.x through 10.1.3.x


The remediation to this issue is to apply a fixpack(FP) / InterimFix(iFix) as soon as practical. Please see below for the information on the fixes available.

IBM Emptoris Contract Management
Versions affected
Fixpack(FP) / InterimFix(iFix)
10.0.0.x iFix iFix20 or later
iFix iFix12 or later
FP or later
iFix 10.0.4 iFix18 or later
FP or later
FP or later
10.1.3 FP or later


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

13 December 2018: Original Version Published

*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 Information

Modified date:
13 December 2018