Attacker Value
Very High
(1 user assessed)
Exploitability
Moderate
(1 user assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Network
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CVE-2020-4521

Disclosure Date: September 14, 2020
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Description

IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.6.0 and 7.6.1 could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unsafe deserialization in Java. By sending specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 182396.

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2
Ratings
  • Attacker Value
    Very High
  • Exploitability
    Medium
Technical Analysis

This appears to be enterprise asset management software, which would be common in, well, enterprise environments. This vulnerability is authenticated, though, so you will need to obtain creds. After that, Java deserialization RCE is typically a well-supported attack.

CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
8.8 High
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
2.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Vendors

  • IBM

Products

  • Maximo Asset Management

Additional Info

Technical Analysis