TADDM security improvement deployed starting from TADDM 18.104.22.168 and in TADDM 7.2.2 related to availability of the default Tomcat administration interface.
TADDM server prompts for credentials to access Tomcat Manager Application and Tomcat Host Manager Application, after applying address to this application. It is not possible to log-on there without configuration changes in Tomcat, but user can provide valid credentials via HTTP that can be sniffed by a malicious user.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/84361
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
TADDM 7.1.2, 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199 (fix included in TADDM 188.8.131.52 and TADDM 184.108.40.206)
Upgrade to TADDM 220.127.116.11 or TADDM 18.104.22.168
If you are unable to upgrade apply workaround, or please contact IBM Support.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Please delete the following files from the TADDM server installation:
After restart TADDM, below pages should not prompt for credentials:
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7 May 2014: Original Copy Published
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