IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere is vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability
DESCRIPTION: IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper output encoding in an CSV export. By persuading a victim to download the CSV export, to open it in Microsoft Excel and to confirm the two security questions, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to run any command or program on the victim's machine.
CVSS Base Score: 8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142651 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
- IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere V10.0.0.0
The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix containing APAR JR59511 as soon as practical:
- IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere
Workarounds and Mitigations
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30 May 2018: 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 June 2018