Date: 19 December 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: AppScan Standard can be affected by
malicious files (CVE-2014-6119)
19 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security AppScan Standard
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-6119
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Security Bulletin: AppScan Standard can be affected by malicious files
More support for:
IBM Security AppScan Standard Software version:
8.0, 8.5, 126.96.36.199, 8.7, 8.8, 9.0, 9.0.1
IBM Security AppScan Standard contains a vulnerability that could allow for
malware infection through a poisoned archive.
DESCRIPTION: IBM AppScan Standard accepts poisoned archives that contain
malicious executables which can be written to any location in the system. This
can lead to complete control of the application and the hardware it runs on.
CVSS Base Score: 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/96720 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security AppScan Standard 8.0, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 9.0, 9.0.1
Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Security AppScan Standard 188.8.131.52 RASS-Windows-184.108.40.206-FixPack1
IBM Security AppScan Standard 8.0.x.x
Download the ofclient.dll file from FixCentral.
Make sure all instances of AppScan Standard are shut down.
Go to the AppScan Standard installation folder.
Copy the ofclient.dll into the folder and overwrite the existing copy.
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*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.
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FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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