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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability affects IBM Sterling B2B Integrator (CVE-2016-5986)

Security Bulletin


IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5986
 IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the improper handling of responses under certain conditions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain server identification information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator V5.2.6


Product & Version

Remediated Fix
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2.6 With B2B API Installed1. Apply Generic Interim Fix 5020603_1 available on Fix Central
2. After installation, find b2biAPIs_1000603_1.jar inside under "packages" folder. Use to install b2biAPIs_1000603_1.jar.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

15 February 2017: 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:
04 February 2020