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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager Appliance is affected by a remote command injection vulnerability (CVE-2018-1722)

Security Bulletin


IBM Security Access Manager Appliance has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1722
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager Appliance and could allow remote code execution when Advanced Access Control or Federation services are running.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Security Access Manager Appliance

Affected Versions
IBM Security Access Manager -


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Related Information

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Change History

20 August 2018: Original version 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.


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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM Security Access Manager for Web Appliance,
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile Appliance,

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager Appliance

Software version:,

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 0719623

Modified date: 23 August 2018