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CVE-2018-1797 Detail

Current Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 using Enterprise bundle Archives (EBA) could allow a local attacker to traverse directories on the system. By persuading a victim to extract a specially-crafted ZIP archive containing "dot dot slash" sequences (../), an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to write to arbitrary files on the system. Note: This vulnerability is known as "Zip-Slip". IBM X-Force ID: 149427.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  IBM Corporation
Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105982 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042146 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/149427 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10730699 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0.0.0
Up to (including)
7.0.0.45
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.0.0.0
Up to (including)
8.0.0.15
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.5.0.0
Up to (including)
8.5.5.14
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
9.0.0.0
Up to (including)
9.0.0.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1797
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019