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CVE-2016-8960 Detail

Current Description

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 could allow a user with lower privilege Capabilities to adopt the Capabilities of a higher-privilege user by intercepting the higher-privilege user's cookie value from its HTTP request and then reusing it in subsequent requests. IBM Reference #: 1993718.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993718 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96963 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_business_intelligence:10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_business_intelligence:10.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_business_intelligence:10.2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_business_intelligence:10.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8960
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/29/2017