Security Bulletin: ClassLoader manipulation with Apache Struts affecting IBM Tivoli Identity Manager/IBM Security Identity Manager (CVE-2014-0114)
There is a ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability in Apache Struts that is used by IBM Tivoli Identity Manager (ITIM) / IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM)
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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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
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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: 05 June 2014
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