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Security Bulletin: Authenticated Users Can Gain Privilege in IBM UrbanCode Deploy (CVE-2017-1493)

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Previous releases of IBM UrbanCode Deploy allow authenticated users to view and edit information they do not have permission to.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1493
DESCRIPTION: IBM UrbanCode Deploy (UCD) could allow an authenticated user to edit objects that they should not have access to due to improper access controls.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All fixpacks of IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.1 - and IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.2 - are affected.


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Related Information

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*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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM UrbanCode Deploy Security Linux, Windows 6.1,,,,, 6.1.1,,,,,,,,, 6.1.2, 6.1.3,,, 6.2,,, 6.2.1,,,, 6.2.2,,,,,, 6.2.4,,,, 6.2.5,

Document information

More support for: IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Component: Security

Software version: 6.1,,,,, 6.1.1,,,,,,,,, 6.1.2, 6.1.3,,,,,,, 6.2,,, 6.2.1,,, 6.2.2,,,, 6.2.4,,, 6.2.5,

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

Reference #: C1000367

Modified date: 15 November 2018