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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager appliances allow web pages to be stored locally (CVE-2016-3024)

Security Bulletin


IBM Security Access Manager appliances allow web pages containing sensitive information to be cached by a browser. This sensitive information could be accessed from the user's hard drive by an attacker with local access or malware installed on the user's computer.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3024
IBM Security Access Manager for Web allows web pages to be stored locally which can be read by another user on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.

IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions.

IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 appliances, all firmware versions.


IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.

IBM Security Access Manager for Web8.0.0.0 -
IV90666Upgrade to
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile8.0.0.0 -
IV90699Upgrade to
IBM Security Access Manager9.0 - to
IBM Security Access Manager V9.0.2 Multiplatform, Multilingual (CRW4EML)

Workarounds and Mitigations


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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza

Change History

December 6, 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