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A User Can Access Information With a Higher Sensitivity Level Than They Have Access To in IBM Cúram Social Program Management (CVE-2015-7401)

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An already authenticated user can access information with a higher sensitivity level than they have access to in IBM Cúram Social Program Management.

This can be achieved by manipulating a URL to alter a specific parameter resulting in a privilege escalation to view files they should not be able to.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7401

DESCRIPTION: IBM Cúram Social Program Management could allow an authenticated attacker to view documents that they should not have access to, by changing the URL parameter and correctly guessing the document ID.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Curam Social Program Management -



VRMFRemediation/First Fix
Cúram SPM6.1.0.1Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to or a subsequent release.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Customers should contact IBM Curam Support if they require a security fix.

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Change History

22 Feb 2016: Initial Draft

*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:
17 June 2018