IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager URL redirect

tfim-cve20135431-redirect (87616) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Under certain conditions, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM) and Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway (TFIMBG) could send a redirect to a URL provided by an external client in an HTTP request without performing sufficient validation of the URL. This could allow an attacker to trick a user into communicating with a malicious site by means of a specially crafted HTTP request.

*CVSS:

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

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1654114 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1654114: Tivoli Federated Identity Manager and Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway redirect to an insufficiently validated URL (CVE-2013-5431).
  • BID-63396: IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager/Business Gateway Open Redirection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-5431: Open redirect vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM) 6.1.1 before IF 15, 6.2.0 before IF 14, 6.2.1, and 6.2.2 before IF 8 and Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway (TFIMBG) 6.1.1 before IF 15, 6.2.0 before IF 14, 6.2.1, and 6.2.2 before IF 8 allows remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 99096: IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway Unspecified Arbitrary Site Redirect
  • SA55375: IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager / Business Gateway Open Redirection Weakness
  • US-CERT VU#596990: IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager and IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway contain a URL redirection vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.1.1
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.1
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.2
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway 6.1.1
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway 6.2.0
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway 6.2.1
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway 6.2.2

Reported:

Oct 28, 2013

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