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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Navigator is affected by a code execution vulnerability

Security Bulletin


IBM Content Navigator has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2019-4034
DESCRIPTION: IBM Content Navigator could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a user's workstation. When editing an executable file in ICN with Edit service, it will be executed on the user's workstation.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
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:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Content Navigator Affected Versions
IBM Content Navigator 3.0 Continuous Delivery


Product VRMF Remediation / First Fix
IBM Content Navigator 3.0 Continuous Delivery 3.0.4 iFix004 and above, 3.0.5 iFix001 and above.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

22 March 2019: Original version published

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
11 March 2019