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Security Bulletin: IBM Business Process Manager authorization checks for process and task deletion are insufficient (CVE-2015-7463)

Security Bulletin


Summary

An API to delete process and task data is incorrectly available for non administrative users.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7463
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Business Process Manager could allow an authenticated user to delete process and task data through a command that should only be available to administrators.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/108393 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM Business Process Manager V7.5.x
  • IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.x
  • IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.0
  • IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.5
  • IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.6.0 up until including cumulative fix 2

Remediation/Fixes

Install the interim fixes for APAR JR54823 as appropriate for your current IBM Business Process Manager version.


Please note that the fixes for 8.5.6.0 can be included in a future cumulative fix. See Fix list for the IBM Business Process Manager Version 8.5 products,

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

2016-02-23: 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.

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21973442