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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                        IBM Tivoli Identity Manager
                             15 September 2009


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              IBM Tivoli Identity Manager
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:        Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
Member content until: Thursday, October 15 2009


        IBM has released an interim fix for Tivoli Identity Manager to resolve
        a Cross Site Scripting issue.


        The vendors lists the following problems as fixed by this interim fix:
        o  "APAR: IZ54747
            Symptom: SSUI should not perform input validation."
        o  "APAR: IZ58397
            Symptom: While performing a reconciliation if 'Use query from
            existing schedule' is selected, the recon might execute with an
            incorrect filter (i.e. the filter of another existing schedule)."
        o  "APAR: IZ58408
            Symptom: When attempting to add a user with the last name of
            "null" (Mr. Null), (character string 'null') in ITIM admin console,
            messages CTGIMU401E and CTGIMS001E are received and the submit
            Additionally, when trying to modify an existing user with the 
            last name of null receives same error and a
            SchemaViolationException is posted in ITIM trace.log."
        o   "APAR: IZ59284 ROUTE OF IZ55834 36267
             Symptom: Person child tables do not get updated properly during
             report data synchronization when the naming attribute of a custom
             person profile is different from the person's mapped attributes
             present in the entity column table." [1]


        The vendor has released the interim fix that
        fixes these issues. [1]


        [1] IBM Tivoli Identity Manager, ver 5.0, Interim Fix

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