iBase file uploads does not restrict the file type to be uploaded. This issue has been addressed.
DESCRIPTION: IBM i2 iBase could allow an attacker to upload arbitrary executable files which, when executed by an unsuspecting victim could result in code execution.
CVSS Base score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184579 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM i2 iBase||All|
|IBM i2 iBase||8.9.13|
This was addressed in iBase 9. Please refer to your Passport Advantage account for upgrades
Workarounds and Mitigations
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John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.
29 Oct 2020: Initial Publication
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02 November 2020