ESB-2018.2723 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM Support Assistant: Provide misleading information - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-09-13

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                               ESB-2018.2723
         Security Bulletin: IBM Support Assistant is affected by a
                WebSphere Application Server vulnerability
                             13 September 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Support Assistant
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   Linux variants
                   AIX
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1788  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0291
                   ESB-2018.0212

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015214

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Security Bulletin: IBM Support Assistant is affected by a WebSphere Application
Server vulnerability


Document information

More support for: IBM Support Assistant

Software version: 5.0, 5.0.1.0, 5.0.1.1, 5.0.2.0, 5.0.2.1, 5.0.2.2, 5.0.2.3,
5.0.2.4, 5.0.2.5, 5.0.2.6

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: TeamServer

Reference #: 2015214

Modified date: 10 September 2018


Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Support Assistant has addressed the vulnerability in WebSphere Application
Server affecting installations using Form Login.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2017-1788
DESCRIPTION:  IBM WebSphere Application Server installations using Form Login
could allow a remote attacker to conducts spoofing attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
137031  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
 

Affected Products and Versions

+--------------------------------------+---------------------------------+
|    Affected IBM Support Assistant    |        Affected Versions        |
+--------------------------------------+---------------------------------+
|IBM Support Assistant Team Server     |5.0.2 - 5.0.2.6                  |
+--------------------------------------+---------------------------------+

Remediation/Fixes

+----------------------------------+----------------+---------+-------------------------------------------+
|                         Product  |          VRMF  |    APAR |                   Remediation / First Fix |
+----------------------------------+----------------+---------+-------------------------------------------+
|IBM Support Assistant Team Server |5.0.2 - 5.0.2.6 |None     |IBM Support Assistant Team Server 5.0.2.7  |
+----------------------------------+----------------+---------+-------------------------------------------+

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

10 September 2018: Original Version Published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF
ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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