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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Capacity Management Analytics could allow a
localuser on the CMA install machine to obtain other CMA user's encrypted
usernames and passwords (CVE-2105-7434)
22 February 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Capacity Management Analytics
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2015-7434
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Security Bulletin: IBM Capacity Management Analytics could allow a localuser
on the CMA install machine to obtain other CMA user's encrypted usernames and
More support for:
Capacity Management Analytics
The encrypted password in setenv.sh is always the same which becomes easy to
IBM Capacity Management Analytics could allow a local user on the CMA install
machine to obtain other CMA user's encrypted usernames and passwords which
can in turn be decrypted.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Capacity Management Analytics 184.108.40.206
Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM Capacity Management Analytics 220.127.116.11 PI53004 The fix will be available in the CMA 18.104.22.168 (CMA 2.1 Fix Pack 1).
Link to fix:
For zLinux: http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=Cognos&product=ibm/Information+Management/Capacity+Management+Analytics&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.1.0-BA-CMA-zLinux64-FP001
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