IBM Sametime information disclosure

ibm-sametime-cve20136727-info-disc (89282) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

IBM Sametime could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information. By accepting unsigned Java plugins, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access confidential user information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 1.9
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1662725 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1662725 : Unsigned Java Plugins (CVE-2013-6727).
  • BID-65266: IBM Sametime Unsigned Java Plugins Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-6727: The Connect client in IBM Sametime 8.5.2 through 8.5.2.1 and 9.0 before HF1 does not properly restrict unsigned Java plugins, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Sametime 8.5.2
  • IBM Sametime 8.5.2.1
  • IBM Sametime 9.0
  • IBM Sametime 9.0.0.1

Reported:

Jan 29, 2014

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