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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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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
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From (including)
7.0.0.0
Up to (including)
7.0.0.45
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
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From (including)
8.0.0.0
Up to (including)
8.0.0.15
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
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From (including)
8.5.0.0
Up to (including)
8.5.5.14
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
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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:
12/20/2018