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Security Bulletin:IBM Security Identity Manager is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery (CVE-2014-6168)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Identity Manager is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2014-6168

DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Identity Manager is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.

The vulnerability can be accessed from a remote network, is of medium complexity, and requires authentication. Successful exploit will not compromise the confidentiality of the system, could partially compromise the integrity of the system, and will not compromise the accessibility of the system.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/97752 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Identity Manager 5.1

Remediation/Fixes

Apply IBM Security Identity Manager 5.1.0.15 IF0056

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21692907