IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management session hijacking

ibm-mdmcs-cve20135426-session-hijacking (87535) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

A session fixation vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition might allow an attacker to hijack a valid user's session. An attacker with access to a user's open browser before the user authenticates with the IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaboration Server can gather information that allows the attacker to impersonate that user if the user later authenticates by using the open browser within a certain time. The attacker can view a user's sensitive information. The attacker can also perform any actions available to the impersonated user.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.9
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1660082 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1660082: Session Fixation Vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition (CVE-2013-5426).
  • CVE-2013-5426: Session fixation vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management - Collaborative Edition 10.x before 10.1 IF5 and 11.0 before IF1 and InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for Product Information Management 9.x before 9.1 IF11 allows remote authenticated users to hijack web sessions via unspecified vectors.
  • SA56163: IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Session Fixation Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 10.0 Collaborative
  • IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 10.1 Collaborative
  • IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 11.0 Collaborative

Reported:

Dec 16, 2013

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