IBM Financial Transaction Manager OAC cross-site request forgery

ibm-ftm-cve20140831-csrf (90585) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

A hand crafted link could be used to trick a user to initiate a function of the FTM OAC. If the user is authorized the request could cause edit of configuration data. The user must be logged in. Detailed knowledge of FTM http request format is required to exploit. Also in the case of any request to edit configuration data the request would need knowledge of the data being edited. In the case of edit, the request would be audited and the edit history would be recorded.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1662714 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1662714: IBM Financial Transaction Manager 2.0 and 2.1 OAC vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-0830, CVE-2014-0831, CVE-2014-0832 , CVE-2014-0833).
  • CVE-2014-0831: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the OAC component in IBM Financial Transaction Manager (FTM) 2.0 before 2.0.0.3 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify configuration data.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Financial Transaction Manager 2.0
  • IBM Financial Transaction Manager 2.1

Reported:

Jan 31, 2014

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