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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance is vulnerable to an issue that allows the unrestricted upload of a file with dangerous type (CVE-2018-1453).

Security Bulletin


IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance (ISIM VA) has addressed the following vulnerability. ISIM VA can allow an authenticated attacker the unrestricted ability to upload a file with a dangerous type.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1453
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance allows an authenticated attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the environment.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Product  Version
IBM Security Identity Manager 7.0 -



Product VRMF Remediation
IBM Security Identity Manager  7.0 - Upgrade to or later 


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Internal Use Only

Advisory ID: 8767

Product ID: 96124

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Document Information

Modified date:
25 July 2018