Vulnerability Note VU#596990

IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager and IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway contain a URL redirection vulnerability

Original Release date: 07 Nov 2013 | Last revised: 07 Nov 2013

Overview

IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager version 6.22 and possibly earlier versions, and IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway version 6.2.2 and possibly earlier versions contain a URL redirection (CWE-601) vulnerability.

Description

CWE-601: URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')

IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM) version 6.22 and possibly earlier versions, and IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway (TFIMBG) version 6.2.2 and possibly earlier versions contain a URL redirection vulnerability. An attacker can append a link to the Identity Manager URL which may cause the user to be redirected to a site with malicious content or scripts.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to redirect a user to a website that contains malicious content or scripts.

Solution

Apply an Update
IBM has released an advisory detailing the vulnerability and offers patched versions of TFIM and TFIMBG to address this vulnerability.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
IBM CorporationAffected23 Sep 201304 Nov 2013
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Temporal 4.1 E:F/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 1.0 CDP:ND/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to Mukhammed Khalilov of Help AG Middle East for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Adam Rauf.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2013-5431
  • Date Public: 28 Oct 2013
  • Date First Published: 07 Nov 2013
  • Date Last Updated: 07 Nov 2013
  • Document Revision: 15

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