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JR51286: SECURITY APAR CVE-2014-4844 - INSUFFICIENCT AUTHORIZATION CHECK FOR PROJECT ACTIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • By using IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) and IBM WebSphere
    Lombardi Edition, you can import and export process applications
     and toolkits. Although this functionality is available only to
    authorized users, the actual server side code accepts requests
    from lower privileged users.
    
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    WebSphere Lombardi Edition
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Authenticated users can invoke project actions, such as import,
    export or generate report with insufficient authorization
    checks.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available for IBM BPM and WebSphere Lombardi Edition
    that corrects the authorization checks.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR51286:
    
    1.Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from the
    product selector, the installed version to the fix pack level,
    and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2.Select APAR or SPR, enter JR51286, and click Continue.
    
    When you download fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR51286

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-18

  • Closed date

    2014-12-12

  • Last modified date

    2014-12-15

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R855 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 December 2014