AppScan Enterprise Console client spoofing

ae-ecc-spoofing (74389) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

AppScan Enterprise could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by a failure to perform SSL certificate validation by the Enterprise Console client. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to launch further attacks against the victim.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1592188 and 1598423 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1592188: Vulnerabilities in Rational AppScan Enterprise, Rational PolicyTester and Reporting Console.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1598423: Vulnerabilities in AppScan Source.
  • BID-53247: IBM Rational Products Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-0732: The Enterprise Console client in IBM Rational AppScan Enterprise 5.x and 8.x before 8.5.0.1 does not verify X.509 certificates from SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers and obtain sensitive information via a crafted certificate.
  • OSVDB ID: 81623: IBM AppScan / Policy Tester SSL Certificate Verification MitM Spoofing Weakness
  • SA48967: IBM Rational Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA48968: IBM Rational Products Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 8.5
  • IBM AppScan Source 7.0
  • IBM AppScan Source 8.0
  • IBM AppScan Source 8.5
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.5
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.5
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.5 Tester

Reported:

Apr 24, 2012

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