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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in SQLite affects IBM
Security Access Manager for Web (CVE-2015-3416)
3 May 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Access Manager for Web
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-3416
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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in SQLite affects IBM Security Access
Manager for Web (CVE-2015-3416)
More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web
7.0, 8.0, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.0.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 9.0, 220.127.116.11
There is a denial of service vulnerability in SQLite, which affects IBM
Security Access Manager for Web.
SQLite is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to
properly handle precision and width values during floating-point conversions
by the sqlite3VXPrintf function in printf.c. A remote attacker could exploit
this vulnerability using large integers in a crafted printf function call to
cause a denial of service and possibly have other unspecified impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 (appliance-based)
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0, all firmware versions
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0, all firmware versions
IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation
instructions in the README files included with the patch.
Product VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 (appliance) IV83817 1. Apply Interim Fix 23:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 18.104.22.168 - IV83807 1. For 8.0-22.214.171.124 environments, upgrade to 126.96.36.199:
2. Apply 188.8.131.52 Interim Fix 6:
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 - IV83796 1. For 9.0 environments, upgrade to 184.108.40.206:
2. Apply 220.127.116.11 Interim Fix 3:
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*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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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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