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Security Bulletin: Remote Code Execution vulnerability in IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere (CVE-2018-1552)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere is vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1552
DESCRIPTION: IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a missing restriction in which file types can be uploaded to the control room. By uploading a malicious file and tricking a victim to run it, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere Affected Versions
IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 10.0, 11.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 10.0.0.CF201803 JR59512 IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere v10.0.0.CF201803
IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 11.0.0.1 JR59512 IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere v11.0.0.2

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

Change History

31 October 2018: 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: 10.0, 11.0

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2016247

Modified date: 30 October 2018


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