IBM Security Identity Manager up to Password credentials management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM Security Identity Manager up to (Access Management Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a credentials management vulnerability (Password). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-255. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) Virtual Appliance through before 7.0.1-ISS-SIM-FP0003 mishandles password creation, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access by leveraging an attack against the password algorithm.

The weakness was released 07/15/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-0330 since 12/08/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1552 for this issue.

Applying the patch 7.0.1-ISS-SIM-FP000 is able to eliminate this problem.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 89462, 89463, 89464 and 89465.






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Name: Password
Class: Credentials management / Password
CWE: CWE-255
ATT&CK: T1552

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: 7.0.1-ISS-SIM-FP000


12/08/2015 🔍
07/15/2016 +220 days 🔍
07/15/2016 +0 days 🔍
07/16/2016 +1 days 🔍
09/05/2022 +2242 days 🔍



Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-0330 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036255

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Created: 07/16/2016 10:32 AM
Updated: 09/05/2022 07:49 AM
Changes: 07/16/2016 10:32 AM (52), 02/27/2019 12:07 PM (10), 09/05/2022 07:49 AM (4)
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