Security Bulletin: Path Traversal affects IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor (CVE-2016-0298)
IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to view arbitrary files on the system.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111380 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:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor V10
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