A security vulnerability in Modeler subscription installer on Windows platform has been remediated. The installer is used from msi and script to install the product.
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability exists in IBM SPSS Modeler Subscription Installer that allows a user with create symbolic link permission to write arbitrary file in another protected path during product installation.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187727 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Upgrade to SPSS Modeler Subscription 2021-March update.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Ido Hoorvitch
09 Mar 2021: Initial Publication
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09 March 2021