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JR54823: SECURITY APAR - CVE-2015-7463 - INTERNAL FUNCTION AVAILABLE FOR END USERS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An internal REST API that poses a security risk is available to
    end users.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The API is used only for internal tests and should not be in IBM
    BPM.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available for IBM BPM V7.5.1.2, V8.0.1.3, V8.5.0.2,
    V8.5.5.0, and V8.5.6.0 CF 2 that removes the insecure REST API.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR54823:
    
    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 JR54823, 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.
    
    For V8.5.6.0, this fix is built on IBM BPM 8.5.6.0 cumulative
    fix 2 and might be included in a later cumulative fix. To
    determine whether the later cumulative fix is available and
    download it if it is, complete the following steps on Fix
    Central:
    
    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 Text, enter ?cumulative fix?, and click Continue.
    

Temporary fix

  • Not applicable
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR54823

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    751

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-11-27

  • Closed date

    2016-02-23

  • Last modified date

    2016-02-23

  • 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

  • R751 PSY

       UP

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R855 PSY

       UP

  • R856 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 February 2016