IBM Flex System Manager user enumeration

ibm-sdn-cve20135423-info-disc (87485) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IBM Flex System Manager allows an unauthorized attacker to enumerate the list of user accounts. This information could be used to help gain unauthorized access to the FSM.


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


Obtain Information


Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 5095891 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • IBM Security Bulletin 5095891: IBM Flex System Manager (FSM) is affected by vulnerability (CVE-2013-5423).
  • BID-68370: IBM Flex System Manager CVE-2013-5423 User Enumeration Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-5423: IBM Flex System Manager (FSM) 1.1 through 1.3 before allows remote attackers to enumerate user accounts via unspecified vectors.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Flex System Manager 1.1.0
  • IBM Flex System Manager 1.2.0
  • IBM Flex System Manager 1.2.1
  • IBM Flex System Manager 1.3.0
  • IBM Flex System Manager 1.3.1


Jul 01, 2014

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