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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Information Server installer could expose sensitive information (CVE-2018-1701)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a local user under special circumstances to expose sensitive information during installation.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1701
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a local user under special circumstances to expose sensitive information during installation
CVSS Base Score: 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/145970 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: version 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF

APAR

Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud

11.7

JR59706

--Update to the latest Updater for 11.7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Off

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

16 October 2018: 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.

Disclaimer

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Internal Use Only

118439

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 October 2018

UID

ibm10730555