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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4998

Original release date: 09/20/2010
Last revised: 09/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Workplace (aka WP) component in IBM FileNet P8 Application Engine (P8AE) 3.5.1 before 3.5.1-019 and 4.0.2.x before 4.0.2.7-P8AE-FP007, in certain FileTracker configurations, does not apply a security policy to the first document added during a session, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PJ36552
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download2.boulder.ibm.com/sar/CMA/IMA/00yrk/0/readme-ae351-021.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download2.boulder.ibm.com/sar/CMA/IMA/00y3y/0/readme-4027-P8AE-FP007.htm

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)