IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway input validation

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A vulnerability was found in IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway (Directory Service Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Open redirect vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM) 6.1.1 before IF 15, 6.2.0 before IF 14, 6.2.1, and 6.2.2 before IF 8 and Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway (TFIMBG) 6.1.1 before IF 15, 6.2.0 before IF 14, 6.2.1, and 6.2.2 before IF 8 allows remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was presented 10/31/2013 as confirmed advisory ( The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2013-5431 since 08/22/2013. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading to version 6.2.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 63396), X-Force (87616) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-46019).





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway 6.2.0


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Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-5431 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 63396 - IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager/Business Gateway Open Redirection Vulnerability
X-Force: 87616
Vulnerability Center: 46019 - IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Remote Phishing via Unspecified Vectors, Medium


Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 06/05/2017 09:08 PM
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