ESB-2017.2878 - [Win] IBM Content Classification: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-11-13

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                               ESB-2017.2878
          IBM Content Classification is affected by a Open Source
                 Commons FileUpload Apache Vulnerabilities
                             13 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Content Classification
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-1000031  

Reference:         ESB-2016.2436

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22010229

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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Classification is affected by a Open Source
Commons FileUpload Apache Vulnerabilities

Document information

More support for: Content Classification

Software version: 8.8

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2010229

Modified date: 10 November 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Content Classification has addressed the following vulnerability. Apache
Commons FileUpload,could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on
the system, caused by deserialization of untrusted data in the DiskFileItem
class of the FileUpload library. A remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current
process.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-1000031
DESCRIPTION: Apache Commons FileUpload, could allow a remote attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by deserialization of untrusted
data in the DiskFileItem class of the FileUpload library. A remote attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of
the current process.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
117957 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Classification 8.8

Remediation/Fixes

┌────────────────────────────────────────┬─────┬──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┐
│Product                                 │VRM  │Remediation                                                           │
├────────────────────────────────────────┼─────┼──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┤
│IBM Content Classification              │8.8  │Use IBM Content Classification 8.8 Fix Pack 10                        │
└────────────────────────────────────────┴─────┴──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

10 November 2017: Original version published

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY
ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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