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Security Bulletin: It is possible to download arbitrary server files via ViewONE server (CVE-2019-4260)

Security Bulletin


A logged in user may be able to download arbitrary files from the server using the ViewONE Virtual platform.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4260
DESCRIPTION: IBM Daeja ViewONE Professional, Standard & Virtual could allow an unauthorized user to download server files resulting in sensitive information disclosure.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Daeja ViewONE Virtual 5.0 - 5.0.6


Fixes for the vulnerability are included in Daeja ViewONE Virtual 5.0.5 iFix 14 and all released from Daeja ViewONE Virtual 5.0.6 iFix 2

Workarounds and Mitigations

The risk of file download can be mitigated by running the web application server with limited permissions.

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Related Information

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Change History

28 June 2019: Original version published
26 July 2019: Updated version as additional fix for issue was required

*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: Daeja ViewONE

Software version: 5.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0884382

Modified date: 26 July 2019