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Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure Vulnerability Affects IBM Sterling File Gateway (CVE-2017-1548, CVE-2017-1497)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Sterling File Gateway could allow a remote to view files on the system

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1548
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Sterling File Gateway 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 view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131288 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)
CVEID: CVE-2017-1497
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Sterling File Gateway could allow an unauthorized user to view files they should not have access to providing they know the directory location of the file.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128695 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling File Gateway 2.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product & Version APAR Remediation/Fix
IBM Sterling File Gateway 2.2 IT22293 Apply B2B Integrator fix pack 5020603_3 on Fix Central
IBM Sterling File Gateway 2.2 IT19329 Apply B2B Integrator fix pack 5020601_9, 5020602_5 or 5020603_3 on Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability for CVE-2017-1548 was reported to IBM by Eduardo Naranjo Pessota.

Change History

20 November 2017: 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: Sterling File Gateway

Software version: 2.2

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2010738

Modified date: 04 December 2017