IBM BigFix Platform up to 9.5.9 input validation

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A vulnerability was found in IBM BigFix Platform (Endpoint Management Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim. IBM X-Force ID: 140760.

The bug was discovered 12/10/2018. The weakness was disclosed 12/12/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-1478 since 12/13/2017. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 119843 (IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.x < 9.2.15 / 9.5.x < 9.5.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers and running in the context r.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (119843). The entries 127895, 127896, 127898 and 127899 are pretty similar.

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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 119843
Nessus Name: IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.x < 9.2.15 / 9.5.x < 9.5.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-1478 (🔍)
X-Force: 140760

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Entryinfo

Created: 12/13/2018 09:44 AM
Updated: 06/18/2023 02:28 PM
Changes: 12/13/2018 09:44 AM (65), 04/20/2020 03:02 PM (3), 06/18/2023 02:25 PM (4), 06/18/2023 02:28 PM (13)
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