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Security Bulletin: Directory traversal vulnerability in IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere (CVE-2018-2006)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere is vulnerable to directory traversal

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2018-2006
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

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 11.0.0.4 JR60391 IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere v11.0.0.4 ifix 001

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Thijs (yolo_6)

Change History

19 February 2019: 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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Document information

More support for: IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

Software version: 11.0

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 0794133

Modified date: 19 February 2019