Improper validation of certificate with host mismatch in The IBM Engineering Lifecycle Engineering

Published: 2023-07-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-39161
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Engineering Test Management
Other software / Other software solutions

Jazz Foundation
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Engineering Workflow Management
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper validation of certificate with host mismatch

EUVDB-ID: #VU75686

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-39161


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform MitM attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper certificate validation issued by a trusted CA when configured to communicate with the Web Server Plug-ins for IBM WebSphere Application Server. A remote user can perform a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack and gain access to sensitive information.


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Vulnerable software versions

Engineering Test Management : 7.0.1 - 7.0.2

Jazz Foundation: 7.0 - 7.0.2

Engineering Workflow Management: 7.0.1 - 7.0.2

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?