ESA-2015-078: RSA® Identity Management and Governance (IMG) Insecure Password Reset Vulnerability

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Subject: ESA-2015-078: RSA® Identity Management and Governance (IMG) Insecure Password Reset Vulnerability


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ESA-2015-078: RSA Identity Management and Governance (IMG) Insecure Password Reset Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-078

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0532

Severity Rating: CVSSv2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected Products:  

     -  RSA Identity Management and Governance (IMG) 6.9
     -  RSA IMG 6.9.1

Unaffected Products: 
     -  RSA IMG versions prior to 6.9

RSA IMG contains fixes for an insecure password reset vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system
RSA IMG implements a password reset process that requires a password reset key to be generated along with a new password. A weakness in the password reset process may potentially allow malicious users to generate a new password and gain access to the system as a privileged user.
The following RSA IMG release contains resolutions to these issues:
     -  RSA IMG 6.9 P04
     -  RSA IMG 6.9.1 P01

RSA strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity. 

Obtaining Software:
Customers can obtain the documentation and software for this release by downloading them from SecurCare Online (SCOL). (

To download the IMG 6.9.0 patch 04 documentation, including Release Notes, please access the "RSA Identity Management & Governance 6.9.0 P04" product documentation page (  This is accessible under the RSA Identity Management and Governance (formerly Aveksa) product page.

To download the IMG 6.9.0 patch 04 software, after logging into SCOL, you can select the "My Support" link at the top of the page or the "Version Upgrades" link on the Identity Management and Governance product page.  On either of these pages you will be presented with a list of products that you are entitled to based on the RSA products you have purchased.  Select the appropriate license link to access the available Identity Management & Governance software downloads. If you do not have this license in your list of products, then please contact RSA Customer Support.

          My Support link:
          IMG Version Upgrades link:

The IMG version 6.9.1 release will be shown as the "Current" released version.  The IMG 6.9.0 patch 04 software is available through the "Archive" tab on that page.

Obtaining Documentation:
To obtain RSA documentation, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at and click Products in the top navigation menu. Select the specific product whose documentation you want to obtain. Scroll to the section for the product version that you want and click the set link.

Severity Rating:
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, Security Advisories Severity Rating at RSA recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.

Obtaining More Information:
For more information about RSA products, visit the RSA web site at

Getting Support and Service:
For customers with current maintenance contracts, contact your local RSA Customer Support center with any additional questions regarding this RSA SecurCare Note. For contact telephone numbers or e-mail addresses, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at, click Help & Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email tab.

General Customer Support Information:

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EOPS Policy:
RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major versions. Please refer to the link below for additional details.

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