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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Information Server allows a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2018-1454)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog and IBM InfoSphere Data Click could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1454
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140089 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Data Click: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, and 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF

APAR

Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, Data Click

11.7

JR59275

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.0.1

InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, Data Click, Information Server on Cloud

11.5

JR59275

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.5.0.2
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.5 Service Pack 4

InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, Data Click

11.3

JR59275

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.3.1.2
--Apply Information Governance Catalog Security patch
--Apply Data Click Security patch


Contact Technical Support:
In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

01 June 2018: Original version published
11 July 2018: Published fix for version 11.5

*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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Internal Use Only

PSIRT 110756

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 July 2018

UID

swg22015222