IBM Maximo for Civil Infrastructure 7.6.2 Library unknown vulnerability
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A vulnerability was found in IBM Maximo for Civil Infrastructure 7.6.2 (Asset Management Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects some unknown functionality of the component Library Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-829. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
IBM Maximo for Civil Infrastructure 7.6.2 includes executable functionality (such as a library) from a source that is outside of the intended control sphere. IBM X-Force ID: 196619.
The weakness was released 02/18/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-20443 since 12/17/2020. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/03/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (196619).
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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Timeline12/17/2020 CVE assigned
02/18/2021 +63 days Advisory disclosed
02/18/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/03/2021 +13 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2021-20443 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 02/18/2021 07:07 PM
Updated: 03/03/2021 01:19 PM
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