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Security Bulletin: Rational Asset Analyzer (CVE-2016-5967)

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Summary

WAS Admin password appearing in IM native logs when installing/updating RAA with security enabled

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5967
DESCRIPTION: IBM Rational Asset Analyzer (RAA) install process could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information. By viewing the logs, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the WAS admin and local user credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116188 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Asset Analyzer: 6.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

Remediation/Fixes


VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
Rational Asset Analyzer6.1.0.xPI61540Update to RAA Fix pack 10:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24042015

Workarounds and Mitigations

Manually delete Installation manager logs after installing or upgrading RAA with security enabled on windows.

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*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:
02 August 2018

UID

swg21990215