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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Struts affects FileNet Content Manager and IBM Content Foundation (CVE-2016-1181, CVE-2016-1182)

Description

## Summary Security vulnerabilitiy exists in IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Content Foundation in Apache Struts. ## Vulnerability Details **CVEID:** [_CVE-2016-1181_](<https://vulners.com/cve/CVE-2016-1181>)** DESCRIPTION:** Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to protect against unintended remote operations against components on server memory by the ActionForm instance. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. CVSS Base Score: 8.1 CVSS Temporal Score: See [_https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113852_](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113852>) for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) **CVEID:** [_CVE-2016-1182_](<https://vulners.com/cve/CVE-2016-1182>)** DESCRIPTION:** Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper validation of input by the Validator. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to modify validation rules and error messages. CVSS Base Score: 4.8 CVSS Temporal Score: See [_https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113853_](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113853>) for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L) ## Affected Products and Versions FileNet Content Manager 5.2.0 IBM Content Foundation 5.2.0 Note: this vulnerability is **_not_** applicable to FileNet Content Manager 5.2.1 or IBM Content Foundation 5.2.1 ## Remediation/Fixes Install one of the fixes listed below to resolve the Apache Struts security vulnerability. **Product**| **VRMF**| **APAR**| **Remediation/First Fix** ---|---|---|--- FileNet Content Manager| 5.2.0| [PJ44282](<http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PJ44282>)| [5.2.0.5-P8CPE-IF001](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=FileNet+Product+Family&product=ibm/Information+Management/FileNet+Content+Engine&release=5.2.0.5&platform=All&function=all>) \- Available 9/20/2016 IBM Content Foundation| 5.2.0| [PJ44282](<http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PJ44282>)| [5.2.0.5-P8CPE-IF001](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=FileNet+Product+Family&product=ibm/Information+Management/FileNet+Content+Engine&release=5.2.0.5&platform=All&function=all>) \- Available 9/20/2016 In the above table, the APAR links will provide more information about the fix. The links in the Remediation column will take you to the location within IBM Fix Central where you can download the particular fix you need. ## Workarounds and Mitigations None ##


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
filenet content manager 5.2.0

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