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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.2699
 Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application
  Server affects IBM Security Access Manager for Web version 7.0 software
installations and IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business (CVE-2015-1946)
                              27 October 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Security Access Manager for Web WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
                   Virtualisation
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-1946  

Reference:         ESB-2015.2247.2
                   ESB-2015.2242
                   ESB-2015.2144
                   ESB-2015.2000
                   ESB-2015.1998
                   ESB-2015.1681

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21969077

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application
Server affects IBM Security Access Manager for Web version 7.0 software
installations and IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business (CVE-2015-1946)

Document information

More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web
WebSphere Application Server

Software version:
6.0, 6.1, 6.1.1, 7.0

Operating system(s):
Platform Independent

Reference #:
1969077

Modified date:
2015-10-26

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 software and IBM Tivoli
Access Manager for e-business installations use WebSphere Application
Server. WebSphere Application Server could allow a local attacker to
gain elevated privileges on the system cause by the user roles not being
handled properly.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1946
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 and IBM WebSphere Virtual
Enterprise 7.0 and 8.0 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system cause by the user roles not being handled properly.
CVSS Base Score: 4.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/103201 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business version 6.0

IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business version 6.1

IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business version 6.1.1

IBM Security Access Manager for Web version 7.0 (software 
installations)

Remediation/Fixes

Product						VRMF		APAR		Remediation
IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business	6.0		PI35180		Upgrade the WebSphere Application Servers used in your environment:
						6.1				http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21959083
						6.1.1

IBM Security Access Manager for Web		7.0 (software	PI35180		Upgrade the WebSphere Application Servers used in your environment:
						installations)			http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21959083

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References
Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

October 21, 2015: Initial 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.

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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