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Security Bulletin: Improper authorization by non-admin user in IBM Content Navigator (CVE-2014-0858)

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Using 3rd party tools, a non-admin user can modify the URL action so that instead of a getAction, the user can perform a deleteAction against the configuration database.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0858
Improper authorization by non-admin user

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Navigator 2.0.0, 2.0.1, and 2.0.2

IBM Content Navigator is a component that is available to customers in these products (and the products that contain them):
· IBM Content Manager
· IBM FileNet Content Manager
· IBM Content Foundation
· IBM Content Manager OnDemand


Version 2.0.0: Upgrade to Content Navigator 2.0.2 and apply fix pack

Version 2.0.1: Upgrade to Content Navigator 2.0.2 and apply fix pack

Version 2.0.2: Apply fix pack

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes

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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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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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Document information

More support for: Content Navigator

Software version: 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1665358

Modified date: 26 February 2014

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