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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Emptoris Sourcing is affected by open
redirect vulnerability (CVE-2016-0329).
13 May 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Emptoris Sourcing
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2016-0329
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Security Bulletin: IBM Emptoris Sourcing is affected by open redirect
More support for:
IBM Emptoris Sourcing product-help system contains an open redirect
DESCRIPTION: IBM Emptoris Sourcing could allow a remote attacker to conduct
phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability. An attacker could
exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to redirect a victim
to arbitrary web sites.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111692 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Emptoris Sourcing 10.0.0.0 through 10.1.0.0
The remediation to this issue is to apply iFix or a fix pack as soon as
practical. Please see below for the information on the fixes available.
Versions affected Remediation iFix or fix pack
Workarounds and Mitigations
Users are advised to not use URLs or click on links, directed to the IBM
Emptoris Sourcing Product Help system, that are provided by untrusted sources.
Users should not use a URL that contain extra parameters or text that are
unrelated to the IBM Emptoris Sourcing Product Help system.
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10 May 2016 - Original version published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
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Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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