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jeudi 13 septembre 2018

IBM Connections 5.0/5.5/6.0 Server-Side Request Forgery [CVE-2018-1791]

A vulnerability was found in IBM Connections 5.0/5.5/6.0. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (SSRF). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-918. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM Connections 5.0, 5.5, and 6.0 is vulnerable to an External Service Interaction attack, caused by improper validation of a request property. By submitting suitable payloads, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to induce the Connections server to attack other systems. IBM X-Force ID: 148946.

The weakness was presented 09/14/2018. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-1791 since 12/12/2017. 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 09/15/2018).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.5
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Class: Privilege escalation / SSRF (CWE-918)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: No

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12/12/2017 CVE assigned
09/14/2018 Advisory disclosed
09/15/2018 VulDB entry created
09/15/2018 VulDB last update


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CVE: CVE-2018-1791 (🔒)


Created: 09/15/2018
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