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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager (TADDM) is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery (CVE-2018-1455)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1455
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140090 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

TADDM 7.2.2.5

TADDM 7.3.0 (7.3.0.0-7.3.0.4)

Remediation/Fixes

For the affected TADDM release (7.2.2, 7.3.0), there is an eFix prepared on top of the latest FixPack:

Fix
VRMF
APAR
How to acquire fix
efix_Cross_Site_forgery_FP420171214.zip
7.3.0.4
None
efix_test_csrf_cve_2018_1455_FP520160209.zip
7.2.2.5
None

Details of the eFix are in etc/<efix_name>_readme.txt

Workarounds and Mitigations

If an eFix is required on any other TADDM version, please contact IBM Support. This fix contains TADDM code, if you have existing eFixes (ls -rlt etc/efix*), open a case for a custom version of this eFix. Include your current eFix level, TADDM version and a link to this bulletin.
The eFix is created to be installed on the above FixPack without any previously applied eFixes.

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Reference

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was discovered by Jakub Tyrlik.

Change History

23-May-18: Original version published
11-Jun-18: Added eFix for 7.2.2.5
13-Aug-18: Corrected broken links
10-Aug-2018: Updated efix links
26 Mar 2019: eFix links corrected

*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.

Disclaimer

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Product Alias/Synonym

TADDM

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager

Component: Not Applicable

Software version: 7.2.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2016659

Modified date: 27 March 2019