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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Content Collector affected by
information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2015-0146)
16 February 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Content Collector
Operating System: Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0146
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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Collector affected by information disclosure
More support for:
Content Collector for Email
Windows 2008 server, Windows 2012 server
IBM Content Collector for Email could allow a local attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by improper handling of a search query. This
error occurs only for searches on IBM FileNet P8 systems that are configured
with IBM Content Search Services.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Content Collector for Email could allow a local attacker to
obtain sensitive information, caused by improper handling of a search query.
By using some specific query operator, an attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to obtain access to documents that the logged on user is not
authorized to access.
CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/100761 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Content Collector 3.0
IBM Content Collector 4.0
Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Content Collector 126.96.36.199 Apply Interim Fix 188.8.131.52-ICC-Server-IF001, targeted to be available from Fix Central March 2015
IBM Content Collector 184.108.40.206 Apply Interim Fix 220.127.116.11-ICC-Server-IF001, available from Fix Central
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13 February 2015: Original version published.
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