21 April 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.1006 Security Bulletin: Node.js Package Manager (npm) Bearer Token Vulnerability affects IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software (CVE-2016-3956) 21 April 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM Rational Application Developer Publisher: IBM Operating System: Linux variants OS X Windows Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-3956 Original Bulletin: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21981449 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Security Bulletin: Node.js Package Manager (npm) Bearer Token Vulnerability affects IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software (CVE-2016-3956) Document information More support for: Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Cordova Software version: 9.1, 188.8.131.52, 9.1.1, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 9.5, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows Reference #: 1981449 Modified date: 2016-04-20 Security Bulletin Summary A vulnerability in the Node Package Manager's use of HTTP bearer tokens affects IBM SDK for Node.js. Vulnerability Details CVEID: CVE-2016-3956 DESCRIPTION: npm could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the unintentional leakage of bearer tokens from the command-line interface. By setting up an HTTP server and collecting token information, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to impersonate the user and do anything the owner of the information could, including publishing new versions of packages. CVSS Base Score: 9.1 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112153 for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N) Affected Products and Versions IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software v9.1 and v9.5 Remediation/Fixes Rational Application Developer 9.1.x and 9.5.x PI60886 Apply IBM SDK for Node.js Version 1.1 release updated equivalent to the Joyent Node.js API version 0.10.44 to the Cordova platform in the product. Installation instructions for applying the update to the Cordova platform in the product can be found here: Upgrading the IBM SDK for Node.js used by Cordova Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to My Notifications to be notified of important product support alerts like this. References Complete CVSS v3 Guide On-line Calculator v3 Related information IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog Change History 29 April 2016: Original copy published *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. 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