IBM WebSphere Business Modeler repository weak security

websphere-repository-weak-security (39830) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM WebSphere Business Modeler could provide weaker than expected security. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to delete arbitrary data from a restricted repository.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Apply the latest Fix Pack for IBM WebSphere Business Modeler (Interim Fix 11, 6.0.2.1 or later), available from IBM Support & downloads Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM APAR JR28175: INDEXOUTOFBOUNDSEXCEPTION: WHEN PERFORMING AUTO-LAYOUT LEFT TO RIGHT FOR AN EMPTY PROCESS DIAGRAM IN SWIM LANE LAYOUT..
  • IBM Support & downloads: WebSphere Business Modeler Basic V6.0.2.1 Interim Fix 11.
  • BID-27389: IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Repository Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-0402: Unspecified vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Basic and Advanced 6.0.2.1 before Interim Fix 11 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions and delete unspecified repository resources via unknown vectors, even when they are not administrators or members of the repository's owning group.
  • OSVDB ID: 41627: IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Unspecified Repository Restriction Bypass
  • SA28586: IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Repository Deletion Security Issue
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019252: IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Lets Remote Authenticated Users Delete Repository Objects

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM WebSphere Business Modeler 6.0.2.1

Reported:

Jan 17, 2008

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