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Security Bulletin: A Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Affects IBM Campaign (CVE-2018-1941)

Security Bulletin


IBM Campaign contains a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1941
DESCRIPTION: IBM Campaign could allow a local user to obtain admini privileges due to the application not validating access permissions.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

9.1.0, 9.1.2


Product VRMF Remediation
IBM Campaign 9.1.0
IBM Campaign 9.1.2


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Related Information

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Change History

29 November 2018 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.


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Document information

More support for: IBM Campaign

Software version: All Versions

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

Software edition: 9.1.0, 9.1.2

Reference #: 0743115

Modified date: 03 December 2018

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