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Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


IBM Security Information Queue (ISIQ) 1.0.0, 1.0.1, and 1.0.2 is missing the HTTP Strict Transport Security header. Users can navigate by mistake to the unencrypted version of the web application or accept invalid certificates. This leads to sensitive data being sent unencrypted over the wire. IBM X-Force ID: 158661.

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  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-319 - Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information

The software transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published