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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Tivoli / Security Directory Server

Security Bulletin


Summary

Web Administration tool is shipped with IBM Tivoli / Security Directory Server. It is susceptible to a path traversal issue.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1977
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Directory Server could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103696 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Directory Server Version 6.1.0.73 and earlier
IBM Tivoli Directory Server Version 6.2.0.49 and earlier
IBM Tivoli Directory Server Version 6.3.0.42 and earlier
IBM Security Directory Server Version 6.3.1.17 and earlier
IBM Security Directory Server Version 6.4.0.8 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

30 Jun - Initial draft

*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 Directory Server
General

Software version: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.3.1, 6.4

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1986452

Modified date: 08 March 2017