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CVE-2016-5997 Detail

Current Description

The web portal in IBM Tealeaf Customer Experience before 8.7.1.8847 FP10, 8.8 before 8.8.0.9049 FP9, 9.0.0 and 9.0.1 before 9.0.1.1117 FP5, 9.0.1A before 9.0.1.5108_9.0.1A FP5, 9.0.2 before 9.0.2.1223 FP3, and 9.0.2A before 9.0.2.5224_9.0.2A FP3 does not apply password-quality rules to password changes, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a brute-force attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93144
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21990216 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password (CWE-640)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.7
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:9.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:9.0.1a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:9.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tealeaf_customer_experience:9.0.2a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5997
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016