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    Security Advisory - Ex Libris campusM integration with Ex Libris Alma-Primo Security Vulnerability Updated – March 9, 2020

    Overview

    As part of the campusM AEK tile and Live Tile, the product is using Alma and Primo APIs to integrate library services into the mobile app and web portal. On March 4, 2020, a vulnerability was discovered in the Ex Libris campusM integration with Alma-Primo. 

    The vulnerability, if exploited, could potentially have allowed an attacker to bypass the authentication mechanism and access user details using the Alma API. Following our analysis, there was no indication of exploit for this vulnerability. 

    To address this issue, Ex Libris implemented a security solution on March 5 and March 6, 2020, that mitigated the identified vulnerability.

    Effective Security Severity Level:

    Critical

    Ex Libris implemented a security solution on March 5 and March 6, 2020, that mitigated the identified vulnerability.

     

    Affected Systems:

    Ex Libris campusM integration with Alma-Primo (AEK and/or Live Tile).

    Tests and Certifications:

    The fix for this vulnerability was developed, tested and certified for Ex Libris campusM product.

    Actions Taken:

    Ex Libris has deployed the fix to Ex Libris campusM product AEK tiles and Live Tiles that addresses the vulnerability described in this advisory and no action is required by our cloud customers.

    Exploitation and Public Announcements

    The Ex Libris Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory.