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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to privilege escalation (CVE-2015-5021)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow an authenticated user of DataStage to view sensitive information or execute jobs even though the user does not have the proper privileges to do so.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5021
DESCRIPTION:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow an authenticated user of DataStage to view sensitive information or execute jobs even though user does not have the proper privileges to do so.
CVSS Base Score: 4.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106497 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following product, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 11.3 and 11.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server 11.5JR54224--Apply IBM InfoSphere DataStage Security Patch
InfoSphere Information Server 11.3JR54224--Apply IBM InfoSphere DataStage Security Patch

Note: The same fix may be listed under multiple vulnerabilities. Installing the fix addresses all vulnerabilities to which the fix applies. Also, some fixes require installing both a fix pack and a subsequent patch. While the fix pack must be installed first, any additional patches required may be installed in any order.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

27 October 2015: 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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Internal Use Only

PSIRT 62459

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21968195