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Security Bulletin: Blind SQL injection vulnerability in IBM OpenPages GRC Platform API (CVE-2015-5049)

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Summary

A blind SQL injection vulnerability has been found in the OpenPages GRC Platform API that could allow retrival or manipulation of information in the database.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5049
DESCRIPTION:
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106946 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM OpenPages GRC platform 7.1

IBM OpenPages GRC platform 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

Patch Download URL
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 7.1.0.1 IF6 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041508
IBM OpenPages GRC platform 7.0.0.4 IF3 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041514

Workarounds and Mitigations

Block client access to the GRC API via firewall or proxy rules. (i.e. the /grc/api/* URL)

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References

Related information

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Jan Fry at Corsaire

*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: OpenPages GRC Platform

Software version: 7.1

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1970590

Modified date: 22 December 2015


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