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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to Path Traversal (CVE-2018-1649)

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Summary

The product processes file paths in a download or upload functionality unsafely. This allows access to arbitrary files on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1649
Description: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 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: 7.70
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144655 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 4

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

*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

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 October 2018

UID

ibm10729703