Date: 17 December 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Denial of service vulnerability affects IBM Tivoli
Access Manager for e-business (CVE-2014-6082)
17 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Access Manager for Web
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-6082
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Security Bulletin: Denial of service vulnerability affects IBM Tivoli Access
Manager for e-business (CVE-2014-6082)
More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web
5.1, 6.0, 6.1, 6.1.1
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business could allow a remote authenticated
attacker to deny service to certain components of the administration user
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business is vulnerable to a
denial of service attack in which a remote authenticated attacker could cause
certain components of the administration user interface to be unavailable.
The vulnerability can be accessed from a remote network, is of low complexity
and requires authentication. A successful exploit could not compromise the
confidentiality of the system, could not compromise the integrity of the
system and could partially compromise the accessibility of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95809 for more
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Tivoli Access Manager 6.0, 6.1 and 6.1.1
The table below provides links to patches for all affected Tivoli Access
Manager 6.x versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files
included with the patch.
Product VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.0 IV67358 6.0.0-ISS-TAM-IF0035
IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.1 IV67363 6.1.0-ISS-TAM-IF0016
IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 6.1.1 IV67360 6.1.1-ISS-TAM-IF0013
Customers using Tivoli Access Manager for e-business version 5.1 should
upgrade to a supported version of the product.
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*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
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this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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