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Security Bulletin: Password management vulnerability affects IBM Sterling B2B Integrator (CVE-2016-5890)

Security Bulletin


 IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition could allow authenticated attacker to change another user's password .

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5890
 IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition contains an unspecified vulnerability that would allow an authenticated attacker to change another user's password.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2


Product & Version

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator 5.2
Apply Generic Interim Fix 5020500_14, 5020601_6, or 5020602_1 on Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

08 September 2016: Original version published
03 October 2016: Added remediation for V5.2.5
09 December 2016: Added remediation for V5.2.6.1

*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