Security Bulletin: Directory traversal vulnerability in IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere (CVE-2018-2006)
IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere is vulnerable to directory traversal
DESCRIPTION: IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 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 upload arbitrary files to the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/155008 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere||Affected Versions|
|IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere||11.0|
|Product||VRMF||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere||18.104.22.168||JR60391||IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere v22.214.171.124 ifix 001|
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Thijs (yolo_6)
19 February 2019: Original version published
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