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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM) and Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway (TFIMBG) 6.1.1, 6.2.0, and 6.2.1 do not properly handle signature validations based on SAML 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended authentication or authorization requirements via a non-conforming SAML signature.

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CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.


Advisory Timeline

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