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ESB-2016.0517 - [Appliance] IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance: Access confidential data - Existing account

Date: 29 February 2016
References: ESB-2016.0521  

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                               ESB-2016.0517
        Security Bulletin: Sensitive data lingers in memory on the
                    WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance
                             29 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7418  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21971658

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Security Bulletin: Sensitive data lingers in memory on the WebSphere DataPower
XC10 Appliance

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance

General

Software version:

2.1, 2.5

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Reference #:

1971658

Modified date:

2016-02-26

Security Bulletin

Summary

Sensitive data lingers in memory allowing access by an administrator of the 
WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance. This is addressed in the interim fix.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7418

DESCRIPTION: The IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance allows some sensitive
data to linger in memory instead of being overwritten which could allow a 
local user with administrator privileges to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 4.4

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107576 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance versions 2.1 and 2.5 at all firmware 
levels.

Remediation/Fixes

Apply an interim fix, according to the table below. Interim fixes are 
associated with the original APAR that is documented in the table. Because 
these APAR references might be updated to more recent APARs, see the links in
the table for the most recent interim fix information.

Product 				Version 			APAR 		Link to interim fix

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance 	2.1 				IT12017		Refer to the Version 2.1 table in Recommended fixes for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance.
 V2.1 on appliance 9235-92X  						

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance 	2.1 				IT12017 	Refer to the Version 2.1 table in Recommended fixes for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance.
 V2.1 on appliance 7199-92X 

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance 	Version 2.5 with SSD drivers	IT12017 	Refer to the Version 2.5 table in Recommended fixes for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance.
 V2.5 on appliance 7199-92X		Important: See More Information 
					link and follow instructions to 
					determine if you have an old or 
					newer SSD driver on your appliance 
					using the show ssd-version command. 

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance 	2.5 				IT12017 	Refer to the Version 2.5 table in Recommended fixes for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance.
 V2.5 virtual image 

Workarounds and Mitigations

There is no workaround. The interim fix must be applied to correct the 
problem.

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

26 Feb 2016: 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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