|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files on affected installations of IBM Informix. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the bts_tracefile function. When parsing the trace filename, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the service account.
This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance with ZDI policies.
02/19/20 – ZDI reported the vulnerability to the vendor