CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 15, 2024
Updated: Mar 19, 2024
CWE ID 614


The CVE-2023-46179 vulnerability affects IBM Sterling Secure Proxy versions 6.0.3 and 6.1.0. The issue is that the secure attribute is not set on authorization tokens or session cookies, which can be exploited by attackers. They can potentially obtain the cookie values by sending a malicious link to a user or embedding it in a website the user visits. This insecure link will then send the cookie to the attacker, who can intercept and access its value by snooping on the traffic. This vulnerability has a medium severity rating, with a base score of 4.3 and an impact score of 1.4 out of 10. It requires user interaction and has a low confidentiality impact but does not affect integrity or availability.

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