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ESB-2014.0482 - [Linux] IBM SPSS Analytic Server: Reduced security - Existing account

Date: 10 April 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0482
Security Bulletin: Password displayed in plaintext in logs (CVE-2014-0920)
                               10 April 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM SPSS Analytic Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0920  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21669506

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Security Bulletin: Password displayed in plaintext in logs (CVE-2014-0920)

Document information

More support for:
SPSS Analytic Server

Software version:
1.0, 1.0.1

Operating system(s):
Linux

Reference #:
1669506
Modified date:
2014-04-08

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM SPSS Analytic Server jobs produce logs that contain a password in 
plaintext which authenticated users can view.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0920

DESCRIPTION: IBM SPSS Analytic Server jobs produce logs that contain a 
password in plaintext which authenticated users can view.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92073 for the 
current score.
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

IBM SPSS Analytic Server, version 1.0.1 and earlier.

REMEDIATION:

Product				VRMF		APAR		Fix
IBM SPSS Analytic Server	1.0.0.0	PI13527 (APAR 36968)	SPSS Analytic Server 1.0.0.0 IF002
IBM SPSS Analytic Server	1.0.1.0	PI13527 (APAR 36968)	SPSS Analytic Server 1.0.1.0 IF004

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS Guide 
On-line Calculator V2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal 
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM Product Security Incident Response Program 

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

08 April, 2014 - Original copy 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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