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Security Bulletin: Exposed Authentication Token in IBM UrbanCode Deploy (CVE-2015-4964)

Security Bulletin


In previous versions of IBM UrbanCode Deploy, the authentication token is displayed in the execution logs. In certain steps that are run using the admin user permissions, this can allow non-administrator users to impersonate the admin user. In other processes, this can allow other users to impersonate the user who started the process. In either case, the token is invalidated when the step is completed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4964
 A user of IBM UrbanCode Deploy with permission to create and execute processes can obtain the value of the admin AUTH_TOKEN that is created. While the process is running, he can use the auth token to view, edit, or run processes on, any of the objects in IBM UrbanCode Deploy.
CVSS Base Score: 6
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.0, 6.0.1,,,,,,,,,, 6.1,,,,, 6.1.1,,,,,,,, and 6.1.2 on all supported platforms.


For affected versions of IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.1, upgrade to IBM UrbanCode Deploy or later.

For affected versions of IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.0, upgrade to IBM UrbanCode Deploy or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

* 15 September 2014: Original copy 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.


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018