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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Monitoring Privileges Escalation through Authorization Bypass (CVE-2015-7411)

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Summary

IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) portal client could allow an authenticated user to increase their authority and be able to run commands they were not intended to have authority to run as administrator. This can include running commands on remote systems managed by IBM Tivoli Monitoring.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7411
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) portal client could allow an authenticated user to increase their authority and be able to run commands they were not intended to have authority to run as administrator. This can include running commands on remote systems managed by IBM Tivoli Monitoring.
CVSS Base Score: 9.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107454 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Monitoring portal server 6.2.2 through 6.3.0 FP6 .

Remediation/Fixes

The following patches are provided to remediate the vulnerability.

FixVRMFHow to acquire fix
6.3.0-TIV-ITM-FP0006-IV77992
6.3.0-TIV-ITM-FP0005-IV77992
6.30http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041532
6.2.3-TIV-ITM-FP0005-IV779926.23http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041532
6.2.2-TIV-ITM-FP0009-IV779926.22http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041532

The fix will also be included in 6.3.0-TIV-ITM-FP0007

NOTE 1: The fix for IV77992 requires the patch be installed on the portal server. In addition to this, the patch needs to be installed on the systems where the tacmd CLI is installed and utilized. The CLI is installed as part of the "ue" component.

NOTE 2: The fix for IV77992 supercedes and includes the fix for IBM Tivoli Monitoring Remote Code Execution as addressed by APAR fix IV77442. Once the patch above for IV77992 is installed, the patch for IV77442 is not needed and should not be installed afterwards.

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References

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Acknowledgement

Lukasz Miedziński with ING Services Polska Sp. z o.o.

Change History

2016-02-26 : Original Copy Published
2016-03-03: Updated CVE number. Removed workaround and updated affected products section.
2016-03-17: Added link for patch for 6.3.0 FP6.
2016-06-30: Updated Affected Products section to indicate that the vulnerability affects the portal server.

*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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Internal Use Only

Advisory 3964
DB Record 636170

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Product Synonym

ITM

Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21973559