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Security Bulletin: Incorrect authorization for stop and resume Event Manager REST API in IBM Business Process Manager (CVE-2017-1628)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Due to incorrect authorization for stop and resume Event Manager REST API, users without required permission can stop and resume the Event Manager in IBM Business Process Manager.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1628
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Business Process Manager allows authenticated users to stop and resume the Event Manager by calling a REST API with incorrect authorization checks.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133126 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix (CF) containing APAR JR58466 as soon as practical:


For IBM BPM V8.6.0.0 (released 2017.09)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

10 Novemeber 2017: initial 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:
15 June 2018

UID

swg22009496