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Security Bulletin: Plugins can be uploaded to IBM UrbanCode Deploy without Authentication (CVE-2017-1749)

Security Bulletin


A directory traversal attack can be used to upload new versions of a plugin, altering UCD deployments.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1749
DESCRIPTION: IBM UrbanCode Deploy could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An unauthenticated attacker could alter UCD deployments.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All fixpacks of IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.1 - and IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.2 - are affected.


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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

27 April 2018: Original Draft
3 August 2018: 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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Document Information

Modified date:
15 November 2018