IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On information disclosure

ibm-sam-cve20135420-info-disc (87482) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in the IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On application could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information. Authorized helpdesk users are able to view logs for the application, despite not having access to the URL links. While helpdesk users are able to retrieve information, they are unable to make changes.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1660211 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1660211: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On Forceful Browsing attack can allow help desk users access to information without appropriate permissions (CVE-2013-5420).
  • BID-64477: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-5420: The IMS server before Ifix 6 in IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On (ISAM ESSO) 8.2 allows remote authenticated users to read log files by leveraging helpdesk privileges for a direct request.
  • SA56176: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On Security Issue and Two Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On 8.2

Reported:

Dec 20, 2013

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