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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
User credentials can be changed without authorization with a POST request
in IBM Netezza Performance Portal 2.0 (CVE-2013-6731)
25 February 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: PureData System for Analytics
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2013-6731
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User credentials can be changed without authorization with a POST request in
IBM Netezza Performance Portal 2.0 (CVE-2013-6731)
More support for:
PureData System for Analytics
An authenticated IBM Netezza Performance Portal user without privileges to
manage another user's account can change the password of other users.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6731
DESCRIPTION: User credentials can be changed without authorization with a
HTTP POST request in IBM Netezza Performance Portal 2.0.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/89393 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
IBM Netezza Performance Portal 2.0, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124
Install IBM Netezza Performance Portal 126.96.36.199 or later which is available on
Fix Central from here.
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
19-Feb-2014 Original version.
*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.
Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST),
the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
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FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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