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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in
WebSphere Application Server shipped with IBM Security Key
Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) (CVE-2016-5986)
10 October 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-5986
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Security Bulletin: : A security vulnerability has been identified in
WebSphere Application Server shipped with IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager
More support for:
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a component of IBM Security
Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM). Information about a security vulnerability
affecting IBM WebSphere Application Server has been published in a security
Please consult the security bulletin
Security Bulletin: Potential Information Disclosure vulnerability in
WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2016-5986)
for vulnerability details and information about fixes.
Affected Products and Versions
Principal Product and Version(s) Affected Supporting Product and Version
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) v2.5 on distributed platforms WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) v2.6 on distributed platforms WebSphere Application Server v188.8.131.52
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