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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
IBM Security Bulletin: IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor is
affected by a CVE-2018-1901 vulnerability
20 February 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1901
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Security Bulletin: IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor is affected by a
CVE-2018-1901; WebSphere Application Server; WAS
More support for: IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #: 0871892
Modified date: 18 February 2019
IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor has addressed the following vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to
temporarily gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by incorrect cached
value being used.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities
/152530 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:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor Continuous Delivery
IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor
Upgrade to 1.9.2 or later
Workarounds and Mitigations
6 February 2019: Original version 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.
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.
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