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Security Bulletin: IBM UrbanCode Deploy diagnostics files may contain confidential data (CVE-2017-1286)

Security Bulletin


Previous releases of IBM UrbanCode Deploy diagnostics files can contain highly confidential data. This can include passwords and/or encrypted values.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1286
DESCRIPTION: Sensitive information about the configuration of the UCD server and database can be obtained by a user who has been given elevated permissions in the UI, even after those elevated permissions have been revoked.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/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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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related Information

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Change History

27 April 2018: Original Draft
3 August 2018: 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 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 #: C1000377

Modified date: 15 November 2018