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Security Bulletin: A command injection vulnerability has been identified in IBM Security Access Manager for Web appliances (CVE-2016-3028)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability in IBM Security Access Manager for Web could allow a remote authenticated attacker with admin access to the LMI to execute arbitrary commands on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3028
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web could allow a remote authenticated attacker with admin access to the LMI to execute arbitrary commands on the system. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 9.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114479 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0, all firmware versions

IBM Security Access Manager 9.0, all firmware versions

Remediation/Fixes

IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.

ProductVRMFAPARRemediation
IBM Security Access Manager for Web7.0 (appliance)IV89326Apply Interim Fix 27:
7.0.0-ISS-WGA-IF0027
IBM Security Access Manager for Web8.0.0.0 -
8.0.1.4
IV893221. For versions prior to 8.0.1.4, upgrade to 8.0.1.4:
8.0.1-ISS-WGA-FP0004
2. Apply 8.0.1.4 Interim Fix 3:
8.0.1.4-ISS-WGA-IF0003
IBM Security Access Manager9.0IV892571. For versions prior to 9.0.1.0, upgrade to 9.0.1.0:
IBM Security Access Manager V9.0.1 Multiplatform, Multilingual (CRW4EML)
2. Apply 9.0.1.0 Interim Fix 5:
9.0.1.0-ISS-ISAM-IF0005

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza

Change History

September 21, 2016: Original version published.

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21990317