IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager CVE-2017-1666 XML External Entity Injection Vulnerability

Summary

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1666
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133560 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.5 – 2.5.0.8
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.6 – 2.6.0.3
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager: v2.7 – 2.7.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 2.5 – 2.5.0.8 2.5.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0009
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 2.6- 2.6.0.3 2.6.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0004
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 2.7- 2.7.0.2 2.7.0-ISS-SKLM-FP0003

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

5 January 2018- original document 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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