IBM FileNet Content Search Engine security bypass

filenet-cse-security-bypass (59792) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

An unspecified error in IBM FileNet could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges to configure Content Search Engine and perform other unauthorized actions.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Refer to the IBM Support and Downloads for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support and Downloads : A security vulnerability with the IBM FileNet P8 Content Engine and Content Search Engine has been identified and addressed.
  • BID-41177: IBM FileNet Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-2518: Unspecified vulnerability in the P8 Content Engine (P8CE) 4.5.1 before FP3 and the P8 Content Search Engine (P8CSE) before 4.5.0 FP3 and 4.5.1 before FP1, as used in IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager (CM) and FileNet P8 Business Process Manager (BPM), allows remote attackers to gain privileges via unknown vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 65804: IBM FileNet Content Manager / Business Process Manager Unspecified Privilege Escalation
  • SA40413: IBM FileNet Unspecified Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-1616: IBM FileNet Content Engine and Content Search Engine Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager and Business Process Manager 4.0.1 FP2
  • IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager and Business Process Manager 4.5.0 FP2
  • IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager and Business Process Manager 4.5.1 FP1
  • IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager and Business Process Manager 4.5.1 FP2

Reported:

Jun 27, 2010

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