Security Bulletin: Lotus Foundations PHP Argument Command Injection (CVE-2012-1823)

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Abstract

Lotus Foundations runs a PHP-CGI version vulnerable to command line arguments injection.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1823

DESCRIPTION: PHP could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when parsing QUERY_STRING parameters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information, execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75371 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
Systems running Lotus Foundations 1.2.2a or earlier:
· Lotus Foundations Start 1.2

REMEDIATION:
Upgrade the Lotus Foundations operating system to version 1.2.2b or later. This release upgrades the embedded PHP to version 5.2.14-0.32.1.

For instructions on how to upgrade your system, please see: Migrate the IBM Lotus Foundations core

Workaround(s):
Disable public HTTP and HTTPS access (set to trusted only).

Mitigation(s):
None known

REFERENCES:

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
X-Force Vulnerability Database
CVE-2012-1823


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Ewerson Guimaraes of DcLabs Security Research Group

CHANGE HISTORY:
· 12 December 2012: Original copy 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 Flash.


Note: 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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Document information


More support for:

Lotus Foundations Start

Software version:

1.2

Operating system(s):

Linux

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1620314

Modified date:

2012-12-12

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