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Security Bulletin: Path Traversal exposure in the Save/Export function of the FTM OAC

Security Bulletin


Summary

The "Save/Export" function available on all search result displays (tabulated results) is potentially vulnerable to a Path Traversal type attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1847
DESCRIPTION: IBM Financial Transaction Manager (FTM) for Multi-Platform (MP) 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: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/150946 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Principal Product and Version(s)

Financial Transaction Manager for MP v2.0.0.0 through 2.0.0.5
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v2.1.0.0 through 2.1.0.4
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v2.1.1.0 through 2.1.1.4
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v3.0.0.0 through 3.0.0.8
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v3.2.0 and Financial Transaction Manager for MP v3.2.2 are not affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Customers are advised to download the latest version of Financial Transaction Manager from fixcentral (https://www.ibm.com/support/home/) to obtain the very latest version of the OAC (Web UI).
The OAC from the latest versions of the product is supported against the latest fixpack levels of each of the affected Financial Transaction Manager releases (2.0.0.5, 2.1.0.4, 2.1.1.4 and 3.0.0.9).
Customers using Financial Transaction Manager for MP v3.0.0.x may prefer to upgrade to Financial Transaction Manager for MP v3.0.0.9.

Principal Product and Version(s)

APAR Remediation/First Fix
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v2.0.0.0 through 2.0.0.5 PI88510 3.2.2.0-FTM-MP-iFix0002 
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v2.1.0.0 through 2.1.0.4 PI88510 3.2.2.0-FTM-MP-iFix0002 
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v2.1.1.0 through 2.1.1.4 PI88510 3.2.2.0-FTM-MP-iFix0002 
Financial Transaction Manager for MP v3.0.0.0 through 3.0.0.8 PI88510 3.0.0-FTM-MP-fp0009 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

11 July 2019: original document 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.

Disclaimer

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Internal Use Only

Advisory: 12040
Product Record: 115161

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 July 2019

UID

ibm10958753