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IBM Installation Manager "iim:" URI Remote Library Injection Vulnerability

Last Update Date: 28 Jan 2011 Release Date: 2 Oct 2009 4722 Views

RISK: Medium Risk

A vulnerability has been identified in IBM Installation Manager, which could be exploited by remote attackers to compromise a vulnerable system. This issue is caused by an error in the "IBMIM.exe" file when processing parameters passed to the "-vm" argument via the "iim:" URI, which could allow attackers to load a malicious librairy from a remote location (e.g. network share) by tricking a user into visiting a specially crafted web page, leading to arbitrary code execution.


  • Remote Code Execution

System / Technologies affected

  • IBM Installation Manager version 1.3.2 and prior


Before installation of the software, please visit the software manufacturer web-site for more details.

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Vulnerability Identifier

  • No CVE information is available


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