ESB-2018.1060 - [Win][Linux] IBM Security Access Manager for Web: Increased privileges - Existing account 2018-04-09

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.1060
   Potential privilege escalation in WebSphere Application Server Admin
               Console affecting IBM Security Access Manager
                               9 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Security Access Manager for Web
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1731  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0937
                   ESB-2018.0872
                   ESB-2018.0309
                   ESB-2018.0292

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22013883

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM
WebSphere Application Server shipped with IBM Tivoli Access Manager for
e-business and IBM Security Access Manager software releases (CVE-2017-1731)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager for Web
WebSphere Application Server

Software version: 6.1, 6.1.1, 7.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 2013883

Modified date: 06 April 2018

Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a component of IBM Tivoli Access
Manager for e-business and IBM Security Access Manager software. Information
about a security vulnerability affecting IBM WebSphere Application Server has
been published in a security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

Please consult the security bulletin "Security Bulletin: Potential Privilege
Escalation in WebSphere Application Server Admin Console (CVE-2017-1731)" for
vulnerability details and information about fixes.

Affected Products and Versions

+----------------------------------------+----------------------------------------+
|Principal Product and Version(s)        |Affected Supporting Product and Version |
+----------------------------------------+----------------------------------------+
|                                        |                                        |
|IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business|IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0    |
|6.1, 6.1.1                              |                                        |
+----------------------------------------+----------------------------------------+
|                                        |IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0,   |
|IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 |8.0, 8.5                                |
|(software)                              |                                        |
+----------------------------------------+----------------------------------------+

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

3 April 2018: 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
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PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY
ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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