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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2015-078: RSA Identity Management and Governance (IMG)
Insecure Password Reset Vulnerability
4 May 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: RSA Identity Management and Governance
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0532
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ESA-2015-078: RSA Identity Management and Governance (IMG) Insecure Password
EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-078
CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0532
Severity Rating: CVSSv2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
- RSA Identity Management and Governance (IMG) 6.9
- RSA IMG 6.9.1
- RSA IMG versions prior to 6.9
RSA IMG contains fixes for an insecure password reset vulnerability that could
potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system
RSA IMG implements a password reset process that requires a password reset key
to be generated along with a new password. A weakness in the password reset
process may potentially allow malicious users to generate a new password and
gain access to the system as a privileged user.
The following RSA IMG release contains resolutions to these issues:
- RSA IMG 6.9 P04
- RSA IMG 6.9.1 P01
RSA strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
Customers can obtain the documentation and software for this release by
downloading them from SecurCare Online (SCOL).
To download the IMG 6.9.0 patch 04 documentation, including Release Notes,
please access the "RSA Identity Management & Governance 6.9.0 P04" product
(https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/scolcms/set.aspx?id=10718). This is
accessible under the ?RSA Identity Management and Governance (formerly
Aveksa)? product page.
To download the IMG 6.9.0 patch 04 software, after logging into SCOL, you can
select the "My Support" link at the top of the page or the "Version Upgrades"
link on the Identity Management and Governance product page. On either of
these pages you will be presented with a list of products that you are
entitled to based on the RSA products you have purchased. Select the
appropriate license link to access the available Identity Management &
Governance software downloads. If you do not have this license in your list of
products, then please contact RSA Customer Support.
My Support link:
IMG Version Upgrades link:
The IMG version 6.9.1 release will be shown as the "Current" released version.
The IMG 6.9.0 patch 04 software is available through the "Archive" tab on
To obtain RSA documentation, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com and click Products in the top navigation
menu. Select the specific product whose documentation you want to obtain.
Scroll to the section for the product version that you want and click the set
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article,
?Security Advisories Severity Rating? at
recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any
relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential
severity associated with particular security vulnerability.
Obtaining More Information:
For more information about RSA products, visit the RSA web site at
Getting Support and Service:
For customers with current maintenance contracts, contact your local RSA
Customer Support center with any additional questions regarding this RSA
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RSA SecurCare Online at https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com, click Help &
Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email
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