Security Bulletin: Incorrect authorization for update of process instance variables in IBM Business Process Manager (CVE-2016-0349)
Due to incorrect authorization for update of process instance variables, users without required permission can update process instance variables in IBM Business Process Manager.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Process Manager allows authenticated users to update process instance variables by calling a REST API with incorrect authorization checks.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111817 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.7
- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.6 through V188.8.131.52 cumulative fix 2
Install the interim fixes for APAR JR55701 as appropriate for your current IBM Business Process Manager version.
- IBM Business Process Manager Express
- IBM Business Process Manager Standard
- IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Workarounds and Mitigations
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24 June 2016: original document published
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|Business Integration||IBM Business Process Manager Express||Security||Linux, Windows||8.5.7, 8.5.6|
|Business Integration||IBM Business Process Manager Standard||Security||AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||8.5.7, 8.5.6|
More support for:
IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Software version: 8.5.6, 8.5.7
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 1981094
Modified date: 24 June 2016