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Security Bulletin: IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform Cross Site Request Forgery Vulnerability (CVE-2016-0348)

Security Bulletin


Unauthenticated requests can be made to a vulnerable web application, which then performs unauthorized action on behalf of the attacker.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0348
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tririga is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.
CVSS Base Score: 8
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:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

The following IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform versions are affected.
· IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform 3.5.
· IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform 3.4.
· IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform 3.3.


This vulnerability is resolved in the IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform,, and fix packs. The IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform and fix packs are available on Fix Central. The fix pack is available as a limited available fix pack, and can be requested through customer support.

For any IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform prior to 3.3.2, IBM TRIRIGA recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported IBM TRIRIGA Application platform.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Until you apply the fixes, it may be possible to reduce the risk of a successful attack by restricting access to internal networks, and not allowing external/Internet access to the application.

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Change History

22 February 2018: Update CVE Information
1 April 2016: Original Copy 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:
17 June 2018