IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX can allow a local or remote user to obtain an authenticated CLI session due to improper authentication methods.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX can allow a local or remote user to obtain an authenticated CLI session due to improper authentication methods.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188516 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX||4.2.0|
|IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX||6.0.0|
|IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX||6.1.0|
|IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX||4.3.0|
|6.1.0||IT35189||Apply 184.108.40.206.iFix006, available in cumulative iFix008 on Fix Central|
|6.0.0||IT35189||Apply 220.127.116.11.iFix073, available in cumulative iFix074 on Fix Central|
|4.3.0||IT35189||Apply 18.104.22.168.iFix069, available Fix Central|
|4.2.0||IT35189||Apply 22.214.171.124.iFix048, available on Fix Central|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Sabine Degen
11 Dec 2020: Initial Publication
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16 December 2020