IBM Cognos Analytics 11 could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to write or view arbitrary files on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 158919.
Published 2019-04-15 15:29:01
Updated 2019-05-09 11:29:01
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-4178

0.30%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 70 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-4178

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
10.0
4.9
NIST
9.1
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
3.9
5.2
NIST
6.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:L
1.6
4.7
IBM Corporation

CWE ids for CVE-2019-4178

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-4178

Products affected by CVE-2019-4178

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