Security Bulletin: Security Bulletin: A Zip Slip vulnerability is exposed in Case Manager (CVE-2018-1884)
IBM Case Manager has addressed the following vulnerability. A Zip Slip vulnerability is exposed in Case Manager with the ability to import solution package zip files. (CVE-2018-1884)
DESCRIPTION: IBM Case Manager is vulnerabile to a "zip slip" vulnerability which could allow a remote attacker to execute code using directory traversal techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 4.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151970 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|Affected IBM Case Manager||Affected Versions|
|IBM Case Manager||5.3.X|
|IBM Case Manager||5.2.1|
|IBM Case Manager||5.2.0|
|IBM Case Manager||5.1.1|
|IBM Case Manager||18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124||PJ45456||126.96.36.199-ICM-IF001 or later versions|
|IBM Case Manager||188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206||PJ45494||220.127.116.11-ICM-IF004 or later|
|IBM Case Manager||18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124||PJ45495||126.96.36.199-ICM-IF003 or later|
IBM Case Manager V5.1.1 is no longer in full support; IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
Workarounds and Mitigations
The issue can be mitigated by doing the following:
- Ensuring that the handling of solution package zip files are well controlled, where the package is not exposed to modification.
- Generating and validating the checksum for the zip file at the source and target environment where the zip is to be exposed to the Case Manager product.
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30 Nov, 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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