Security Bulletin: 10x Vulnerability in IBM Control Center Could Allow Potential XML External Entity (XXE) Injection
IBM Control Center has addressed the following vulnerability: A potential XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Control Center is vulnerable to a potential XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135859 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Control Center 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
IBM Control Center 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199 iFix01
IBM Control Center 188.8.131.52 base release
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
2018-02-14 - Updated Summary section to match the CVE description.
*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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More support for:
IBM Control Center
Software version: 6.0, 6.1, 6.1.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 2013375
Modified date: 16 February 2018