Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Content Manager affected by Apache HttpClient security vulnerability


## Summary Security vulnerability may affect Apache HttpClient used by IBM FileNet Content Manager. ## Vulnerability Details **CVEID:** [CVE-2012-5783](<https://vulners.com/cve/CVE-2012-5783>) **DESCRIPTION:** Apache Commons HttpClient could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by the failure to verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of the X.509 certificate. By persuading a victim to visit a Web site containing a specially-crafted certificate, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to spoof an SSL server. CVSS Base Score: 4.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79984> for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) ## Affected Products and Versions IBM Content Manager 5.2.1, 5.5.0, 5.5.1 ## Remediation/Fixes To resolve these vulnerabilities, install one of the releases below. **Product** | **VRMF** | **APAR** | **Remediation/First Fix** ---|---|---|--- FileNet Content Manager | 5.2.1 5.5.0 5.5.1 | [_PJ45429_](<https://www.ibm.com/support/entdocview.wss?uid=swg1PJ45429>) [_PJ45429_ ](<https://www.ibm.com/support/entdocview.wss?uid=swg1PJ45429>) [_PJ45429_](<https://www.ibm.com/support/entdocview.wss?uid=swg1PJ45429>) | [_5.2.1.7-P8CPE-IF004_](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=FileNet%20Product%20Family&product=ibm/Information+Management/FileNet+Content+Engine&release=>) \- 10/8/2018 [_5.5.0.0-P8CPE-IF003_](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=FileNet%20Product%20Family&product=ibm/Information+Management/FileNet+Content+Engine&release=>) \- 12/14/2018 [_5.5.1.0-P8CPE-IF002_](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=FileNet%20Product%20Family&product=ibm/Information+Management/FileNet+Content+Engine&release=>) \- 1/15/2019 | | | In the above table, the APAR links will provide more information about the fix. ## Workarounds and Mitigations None ##

Affected Software

CPE Name Name Version
filenet content manager 5.2.1
filenet content manager 5.5.0
filenet content manager 5.5.1