IBM Security AppScan Enterprise Manual Explore Proxy spoofing

appscan-mep-spoofing (74142) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM Security AppScan Enterprise and Rational Policy Tester could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by a failure to perform SSL certificate validation when viewing a Web site with the Manual Explore Proxy feature. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to read transmitted data.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to the appropriate IBM Security Bulletin for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1620759: Vulnerability in IBM Security AppScan Enterprise - Insecure Handling of SSL Communication during Scanning and the Manual Explore Proxy to the site (CVE-2012-0738, CVE-2012-0741).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1620760: Vulnerability in IBM Rational Policy Tester - Insecure Handling of SSL Communication during Scanning and the Manual Explore Proxy to the site (CVE-2012-0738, CVE-2012-0741).
  • BID-57014: IBM Multiple Products SSL Certificate Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-0741: IBM Security AppScan Enterprise before 8.6.0.2 and Rational Policy Tester before 8.5.0.3 do not validate X.509 certificates during use of the Manual Explore Proxy feature, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary certificate.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.4.0.1
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.5
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.6
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.0
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.5
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.5.0.1
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.5.0.2
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.4
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.5
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.6
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.0
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.5
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.6
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.6.0.1

Reported:

Dec 18, 2012

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