Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to Path Traversal (CVE-2018-1649)
The product processes file paths in a download or upload functionality unsafely. This allows access to arbitrary files on the system.
Description: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 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: 7.70
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144655 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Affected Products and Versions
IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 4
IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13
Workarounds and Mitigations
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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza
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IBM QRadar Incident Forensics
Software version: 7.2, 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0729703
Modified date: 03 October 2018