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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Health, Safety, and Environment Manager Installation Gives Application Access to Non-Authorized Users (CVE-2019-4546)

Security Bulletin


Summary

After installing the Health, Safety, and Environmental add-on to IBM Maximo Asset Management, a user is granted additional privileges that they are not normally allowed to access.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4546
DESCRIPTION: After installing the Health, Safety, and Environmental add-on to IBM Maximo Asset Management, a user is granted additional privileges that they are not normally allowed to access.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/165948 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Maximo Health, Safety, and Environment Manager 7.6.1

IBM Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.6.1

* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Asset Management 7.6:

VRM Fix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim Fix Download
7.6.1 Maximo Health, Safety and Environment Manager 7.6.1.0 Interim Fix
7.6.1.0-TIV-MAMHSE-IF028 or latest Interim Fix available

FixCentral

7.6.1 Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.6.1.0 Interim Fix
7.6.1.0-TIV-MAMOG-IF028 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral

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References

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Change History

17 October 2019: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 October 2019

UID

ibm11087738