Advisory Details

December 20th, 2013

IBM Rational Focal Point RequestAccessController Servlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-13-285
ZDI-CAN-1949

CVE ID CVE-2013-5398
CVSS SCORE 5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS IBM
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Rational Focal Point
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of IBM Rational Focal Point. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within com.telelogic.focalpoint.pres.controller.RequestAccessController servlet which contains a file disclosure vulnerability in the file variable. A remote attacker could gain access to configuration files which could lead to remote code execution in the context of the process.

VENDOR RESPONSE IBM has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21654471
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-09-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-12-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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