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Security Bulletin: ClassLoader manipulation with Apache Struts affecting IBM Tivoli Identity Manager/IBM Security Identity Manager (CVE-2014-0114)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability in Apache Struts that is used by IBM Tivoli Identity Manager (ITIM) / IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:
CVE-2014-0114

DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts 1.X could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the setting of Class Loader attributes. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the class parameter of an ActionForm object to manipulate the ClassLoader and execute arbitrary code on the system. There is partial impact to confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Identity Manager (ITIM) - 5.0, 5.1
IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) - 6.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
ITIM 5.0 IV61016 Interim Fix 60
ITIM 5.1 IV60023 Interim Fix 54
ISIM 6.0 IV61082 Interim Fix 10

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

*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

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Identity Manager

Software version: 5.0, 5.1, 6.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1675387

Modified date: 08 March 2017


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