IBM Data Studio Web Console non-encrypted cookies

datastudio-cve20134024-mitm (85931) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in the Web Console application in IBM Data Studio Web Console, Optim Performance Manager, InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager, and DB2 Recovery Expert for Linux, UNIX and Windows could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. If the Web Console application is accessed via a network with HTTP, an attacker using man-in-the-middle techniques could recover packets for non-encrypted cookies that could potentially contain sensitive session information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.3
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1650504 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1650504: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in IBM Data Studio Web Console, Optim Performance Manager, IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager, and DB2 Recovery Expert for Linux, UNIX and Windows (CVE-2013-4025, CVE-2013-4024, CVE-2013-4022).
  • BID-62605: Multiple IBM Products CVE-2013-4024 Man In The Middle Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-4024: IBM Data Studio Web Console 3.x before 3.2, Optim Performance Manager 5.x before 5.2, InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager 2.x before 2.2, and DB2 Recovery Expert 2.x support HTTP access to the Web Console, which allows remote attackers to read session cookies by sniffing the network.
  • OSVDB ID: 97667: IBM Multiple Product Web Console MitM Cookie Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Data Studio Web Console 3.1
  • IBM Data Studio Web Console 3.1.1
  • IBM DB2 Recovery Expert 2.0
  • IBM DB2 Recovery Expert 2.1
  • IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager 2.1
  • IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager 5.1
  • IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager 5.1.1
  • IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager 5.1.1.1

Reported:

Sep 23, 2013

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