VDB-80315 · CVE-2016-0201 · BID 80883

IBM Security Network Protection up to GSKit Credentials information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in IBM Security Network Protection up to It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code of the component GSKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Credentials). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

GSKit in IBM Security Network Protection 5.3.1 before and 5.3.2 allows remote attackers to discover credentials by triggering an MD5 collision.

The weakness was published 01/18/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at www-01.ibm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-0201 since 12/08/2015. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.





  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
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VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Name: Credentials
Class: Information disclosure / Credentials
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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OpenVAS ID: 800193
OpenVAS Name: IBM Security Network Protection Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Security Network Protection


12/08/2015 🔍
01/14/2016 +37 days 🔍
01/17/2016 +3 days 🔍
01/18/2016 +0 days 🔍
01/18/2016 +0 days 🔍
01/19/2016 +1 days 🔍
02/28/2016 +40 days 🔍
07/03/2022 +2316 days 🔍


Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: www-01.ibm.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-0201 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034696
Vulnerability Center: 56782 - IBM HTTP Server 8 - and 8.5 - Remote Information Disclosure in GSKit - CVE-2016-0201, Medium
SecurityFocus: 80883 - IBM Security Network Protection and Mobile Connect Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Created: 01/19/2016 10:10 AM
Updated: 07/03/2022 02:51 PM
Changes: 01/19/2016 10:10 AM (66), 08/24/2018 08:53 AM (8), 07/03/2022 02:51 PM (4)
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