Security Bulletin: An IBM BigFix Platform Vulnerability Could Allow OS Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2016-0291 )
BigFix WeReports server may allow OS Command Injection
CVE ID: CVE-2016-0291
DESCRIPTION: The IBM BigFix platform allows an authorized user with specific access to the report server to inject commands that would be executed by the operating system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111302 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
9.0, 9.1, 9.2
BigFix 9.0 - To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.1.8 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.
- SHA2 Support and modifications (no compatibility issues, this is additional support).
- OpenSSL upgrade to 1.0.1
- LINUX installer improvements
- LDAP Groups support on WebReport
Note below the minor differences between 9.0 and 9.1:
Key 9.1 features:
BigFix 9.2 - To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.2.8 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.
Please note that product previously referred to as Tivoli Endpoint Manager and/or IBM Endpoint Manager and/or IBM BigFix Endpoint Manager are all previous names for the same product, and which is now referred to as IBM Bigfix. The underlying product is still the same and only the name has been changed.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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8 July 2016: Original version published
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IBM BigFix Platform
Software version: 9.0, 9.1, 9.2
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Software edition: Edition Independent
Reference #: 1985748
Modified date: 04 August 2016