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ESB-2016.0702 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere MQ: Overwrite arbitrary files - Existing account

Date: 16 March 2016
References: ESB-2015.2227  ESB-2016.0719  

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                               ESB-2016.0702
  Security Bulletin: Apache Commons FileUpload vulnerability affects IBM
            WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer (CVE-2013-0248)
                               16 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere MQ
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Overwrite Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-0248  

Reference:         ESB-2015.2227

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21975093

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Security Bulletin: Apache Commons FileUpload vulnerability affects IBM
WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer (CVE-2013-0248)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere MQ

WMQ Managed File Transfer

Software version:

7.5, 8.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1975093

Modified date:

2016-03-15

Summary

A vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload component potentially affects
IBM WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2013-0248

DESCRIPTION:

Apache Commons FileUpload could allow a local attacker to launch a symlink
attack. Temporary files are created insecurely. A local attacker could
exploit this vulnerability by creating a symbolic link from a temporary file
to various files on the system, which could allow the attacker to overwrite
arbitrary files on the system with elevated privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/82618

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0

Fixpack 8.0.0.3 and previous maintenance levels

IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5

Fixpack 7.5.0.5 and previous maintenance levels

Remediation/Fixes

IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0

Apply

fixpack 8.0.0.4

or later maintenance

IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5

Apply

fixpack 7.5.0.6

or later maintenance

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

11 March 2016 - 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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