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Category:   Application (Security)  >   IBM Security Access Manager Vendors:   IBM
IBM Security Access Manager Lets Local Users View Passwords Stored in Configuration Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037792
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5013   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 8 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Appliance,,, 8.0.1,,,,,,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Security Access Manager. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

A local user can access obfuscated passwords that are stored in plain-text configuration files.

Impact:   A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix.

IBM Security Access Manager for Web - APAR IV90694
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile - APAR IV90712
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 - APAR IV90512

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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