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Security Bulletin: IBM Emptoris Sourcing is affected by open redirect vulnerability (CVE-2016-0329).

Security Bulletin


IBM Emptoris Sourcing product-help system contains an open redirect vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0329
IBM Emptoris Sourcing could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to redirect a victim to arbitrary web sites.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Emptoris Sourcing through


The remediation to this issue is to apply iFix or a fix pack as soon as practical. Please see below for the information on the fixes available.

Versions affectedRemediation iFix or fix pack

Workarounds and Mitigations

Users are advised to not use URLs or click on links, directed to the IBM Emptoris Sourcing Product Help system, that are provided by untrusted sources. Users should not use a URL that contain extra parameters or text that are unrelated to the IBM Emptoris Sourcing Product Help system.

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Change History

10 May 2016 - 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:
16 June 2018