IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to File Path Traversal
DESCRIPTION: IBM Maximo Asset Management could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/162887 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:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product, and all other IBM Maximo Industry Solution and IBM Control Desk products, regardless of their own version, if they are currently installed on top of an affected IBM Maximo Asset Management. *
Maximo Asset Management core product affected versions:
Maximo Asset Management 7.6
Industry Solutions products affected if using an affected core version:
Maximo for Aviation
Maximo for Life Sciences
Maximo for Nuclear Power
Maximo for Oil and Gas
Maximo for Transportation
Maximo for Utilities
IBM Control Desk products affected if using an affected core version:
SmartCloud Control Desk
IBM Control Desk
Tivoli Integration Composer
* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.
The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.
For Maximo Asset Management 7.6:
|VRM||Fix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim Fix||Download|
|220.127.116.11||Maximo Asset Management 18.104.22.168 Feature Pack:
22.214.171.124-TIV-MAMMT-FP0001 or latest Interim Fix available
|126.96.36.199||Maximo Asset Management 188.8.131.52 iFix:
184.108.40.206-TIV-MBS-IFIX005 or latest Interim Fix available
Maximo Asset Management 7.6.1 iFix:
220.127.116.11-TIV-MBS-IFIX009 or latest Interim Fix available
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
12 July 2019: 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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15 July 2019