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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to a man in the middle attack. (CVE-2015-1999)

Security Bulletin


Sensitive parameters were passed in the request query to QRadar Incident Forensics

Vulnerability Details


CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1999

Description: IBM QRadar could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as sessionIDs through a query of an SSL request parameter. A remote attacker could obtain this information through man in the middle techniques.

CVSS Base Score:4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score:*Undefined
CVSS Vector:AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Affected Products and Versions

· IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.n

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018