IBM has announced a release for IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI) in response to security vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to a HTTP Strict-Transport-Security header that is missing on pages where users are not authenticated.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Identity Governance Virtual Appliance could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192428 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence||5.2.6|
|Product Name||VRMF||First Fix|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.
21 Dec 2020: Initial Publication
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20 January 2021