IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ for Windows installers are vulnerable to attack under certain conditions.
DESCRIPTION: Flexera InstallAnywhere could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. The application does not directly specify the fully qualified path to a dynamic-linked library when running on Microsoft Windows. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file from a WebDAV or SMB share using a vulnerable application, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a specially-crafted library to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113016 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ 1.3.0
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ 1.2.0
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ 1.1.0
|1.3.0||IT15845||Apply 1.3.0.iFix004, available on Fix Central|
|1.2.0||IT15845||Apply 1.2.0.iFix007, available on Fix Central|
|1.1.0||IT15845||Apply 1.1.15 Fix 11, available on IWM|
Workarounds and Mitigations
When running any IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ for Windows installation or upgrade program, ensure that the directory from which the installation is run and all other directories listed in the PATH environment variable do not contain untrusted versions of any executable files.
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01 July 2016: Original Version Published
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24 July 2020