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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM API Management could allow a local
attacker to obtain sensitive encrypted information
16 January 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM API Management
Operating System: Network Appliance
VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-6172
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Security Bulletin: IBM API Management could allow a local attacker to obtain
sensitive encrypted information
More support for:
IBM API Management
There is a security vulnerability in IBM API Management where a local attacker
could obtain sensitive encrypted information.
In IBM API Management V3.0, it is possible to connect to the Management
appliance and obtain analytics information that has been logged on the system.
This analytics information might contain sensitive and personal information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/98417 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM API Management V3.0
Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM API Management V3.0 LI78291 Apply V18.104.22.168 cumulative interim fix 001
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