IBM InfoSphere Information Sever authorization control privilege escalation

infosphere-is-auth-priv-esc (73287) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow a remote authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges due to insecure authentication controls.


Base Score: 4
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Obtain Information


Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1623501 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • IBM Security Bulletin 1623501: Multiple security vulnerabilities in the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Suite.
  • CVE-2012-0702: Information Services Framework (ISF) in IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.1, 8.5 before FP3, and 8.7 does not properly determine authorization, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.1
  • IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.5
  • IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.7


Jan 11, 2013

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