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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Datacap Taskmaster Capture ActiveX
20 March 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Datacap Taskmaster Capture
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0879
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Security Bulletin: IBM Datacap Taskmaster Capture ActiveX Vulnerability
More support for:
Datacap Taskmaster Capture
Taskmaster Web uses ActiveX controls to perform scanning and to display images
in the browser on the client computer. One of the controls was found
vulnerable to crafted hacking.
Security vulnerability with Datacap ActiveX installed on client machines.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91115 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Affected Products and Versions
Datacap Taskmaster Capture 8.0.1, Datacap Taskmaster Capture 8.1
Download and apply the Fix Pack 2 from Fix Central for IBM Datacap Taskmaster
An interim GA fix will be available for IBM Datacap Taskmaster Capture 8.0.1
in September 2014
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Andrew Brooks.
*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.
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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