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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0753
            Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Monitoring Privileges
          Escalation through Authorization Bypass (CVE-2015-7411)
                               22 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Tivoli Monitoring
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Administrator Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7411  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21973559

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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Monitoring Privileges Escalation through 
Authorization Bypass (CVE-2015-7411)

Document information

More support for:

IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6

Software version:

6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.3.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1973559

Modified date:

2016-03-17

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) portal client could allow an authenticated user to
increase their authority and be able to run commands they were not intended to
have authority to run as administrator. This can include running commands on 
remote systems managed by IBM Tivoli Monitoring.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7411

DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) portal client could allow an 
authenticated user to increase their authority and be able to run commands 
they were not intended to have authority to run as administrator. This can 
include running commands on remote systems managed by IBM Tivoli Monitoring.

CVSS Base Score: 9.9

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107454 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.2.2 through 6.3.0 FP6.

Remediation/Fixes

The following patches are provided to remediate the vulnerability.

Fix 				VRMF 	How to acquire fix

6.3.0-TIV-ITM-FP0006-IV77992	6.30 	http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041532
6.3.0-TIV-ITM-FP0005-IV77992 

6.2.3-TIV-ITM-FP0005-IV77992 	6.23 	http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041532

6.2.2-TIV-ITM-FP0009-IV77992 	6.22 	http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041532

The fix will also be included in 6.3.0-TIV-ITM-FP0007

NOTE 1: The fix for IV77992 requires the patch be installed on the portal 
server. In addition to this, the patch needs to be installed on the systems 
where the tacmd CLI is installed and utilized. The CLI is installed as part of
the "ue" component.

NOTE 2: The fix for IV77992 supercedes and includes the fix for IBM Tivoli 
Monitoring Remote Code Execution as addressed by APAR fix IV77442. Once the 
patch above for IV77992 is installed, the patch for IV77442 is not needed and
should not be installed afterwards.

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

Lukasz Miedzinski with ING Services Polska Sp. z o.o.

Change History

2016-02-26 : Original Copy Published

2016-03-03: Updated CVE number. Removed workaround and updated affected 
products section.

2016-03-17: Added link for patch for 6.3.0 FP6.

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Product Alias/Synonym

ITM

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