IC85189: Security APAR CVE-2012-5937.Sterling B2B Integrator CLA2 allows user to execute arbitrary OS commands.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A security vulnerability exists in the Sterling B2B Integrator
    CLA2 server which permits an unauthenticated user to execute
    arbitrary OS commands.  An attacker with simple programming
    skills can exploit this vulnerability to execute any Unix or
    Windows command or script.
    

Local fix

  • RTC 335421
    MA / MA
    Circumvention: None
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    
    CommandLine2 Adater users.
    
    Problem Description:
        A security vulnerability exists in the Sterling B2B
    Integrator CLA2 server which permits an unauthenticated user to
    execute arbitrary OS commands.  An attacker with simple
    programming skills can exploit this vulnerability to execute a
    Unix or Windows command or script.
    
    
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All platforms
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • WORKAROUND(S):
    
    Disable all instances of the CLA2 server. Please review Critical
    Patch Notifications for instructions on how to disable CLA2
    server. The critical patch notifications are available on IWM
    (for GIS 4.3, SI 5.0, SFG 1.1 and SFG 2.0 versions) or
    FixCentral (for B2Bi 5.2 and SFG 2.2 versions)
    
    MITIGATION(S):
    Isolate CLA2 server network connectivity to limit access.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC85189

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    523

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-07-09

  • Closed date

    2013-04-10

  • Last modified date

    2013-12-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

  • R510 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Sterling B2B Integrator

Software version:

5.2.3

Reference #:

IC85189

Modified date:

2013-12-06

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