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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')


Severity High
Score 8.5/10


The portal in IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) 6.2.2 through FP9, 6.2.3 through FP5, and 6.3.0 before FP7 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands by leveraging Take Action view authority and providing crafted input.

  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-77 - Command Injection

A command injection attack involves injecting an operating system command through the data input, which gets executed on the host operating system with the privileges of the victimized application. The impact of a command injection attack may range from loss of data confidentiality and integrity to unauthorized remote access to the hosting system. The attack may cause serious data breaches and system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

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