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Security Bulletin: Potential information leakage during process app export in IBM Business Process Manager (CVE-2017-1346)

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Summary

IBM Business Proccess Manager temporarily stores files in an usually shared directory during offline installs and thus might leak sensitive information stored in the files.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1346
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Business Process Manager temporarily stores files in a temporary folder during offline installs which could be read by a local user within a short timespan.
CVSS Base Score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/126461 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

- IBM Business Process Manager V7.5.0.0 through V7.5.1.2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.5.0

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 Cumulative Fix 2017.03

Remediation/Fixes


The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or CF containing APAR JR57917 as soon as practical:


As IBM Business Process Manager V7.5 is out of general support, customers with a support extension contract can contact IBM support to request the fix.

For IBM BPM V7.5.0.0 through V7.5.1.2:
For IBM BPM V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3
For IBM BPM V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2
For IBM BPM V8.5.5.0
For IBM BPM V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF2
  • Install CF2 as required by iFix and then apply iFixes JR57917

For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2017.03

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

30 September 2017: original document published

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Security Linux, Windows 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Standard Security AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Advanced Security AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Security

Software version: 7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.5, 8.5.6, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7

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

Reference #: 2004654

Modified date: 18 October 2017