IBM Sterling Secure Proxy version information disclosure

ssp-cve20130519-info-disclosure (82654) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IBM Sterling Secure Proxy could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the HTTP Header to obtain the Web server version.


Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Obtain Information


Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1636369 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • IBM Security Bulletin 1636369: Multiple security vulnerabilities addressed in IBM Sterling Secure Proxy (CVE-2013-0518, CVE-2013-0519, CVE-2013-0520).
  • BID-59691: IBM Sterling Secure Proxy CVE-2013-0519 Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-0519: IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 3.2.0 and 3.3.01 before Interim Fix 1, 3.4.0 before Interim Fix 1, and 3.4.1 before provides web-server version data in (1) an unspecified page title and (2) an unspecified HTTP header field, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading a version string.
  • SA53333: IBM Sterling Secure Proxy Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 3.2.0
  • IBM Sterling Secure Proxy
  • IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 3.4.0
  • IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 3.4.1


May 03, 2013

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