TADDM fails to properly check for authorization when allowing a user to view BIRT reports. It is possible to bypass authorization in the application via parameters manipulation in the BIRT reporting URL.
CVE-2013-2974 BIRT viewer allow bypass authorization
It is possible to bypass authorization in the application via parameters manipulation in the BIRT reporting URL. That allow any user to obtain report administration functionality, thereby allowing them to create/delete reports or exploit vulnerabilities such as SQL injection that exists in the BIRT viewer.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83877
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
TADDM 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199 (fix included in TADDM 188.8.131.52 and TADDM 184.108.40.206)
Apply the latest fixpack 220.127.116.11 or upgrade to 7.2.2
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27 January 2014: Original Copy Published
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