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Security Bulletin: IBM Observability by Instana and IBM Observability with Instana – Server and Agents are vulnerable to denial of service and arbitrary code execution due to Apache Log4j (CVE-2021-45105, CVE-2021-45046)

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Vulnerabilities detected in Apache Log4j affects IBM Observability by Instana and IBM Observability with Instana. The CVE numbers are: CVE-2021-45105 and CVE-2021-45046. These vulnerabilities have been addressed in both the Server and Agent components. The fix includes Apache Log4j v2.17.

CVE(s): CVE-2021-45105, CVE-2021-45046

Affected product(s) and affected version(s):

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Observability with Instana Infrastructure Quality Monitoring    1.0.193
IBM Observability with Instana Application Performance Monitoring  1.0.193
IBM Observability with Instana Infrastructure Quality Monitoring    1.0.197
IBM Observability with Instana Application Performance Monitoring  1.0.197
IBM Observability by Instana Infrastructure Quality Monitoring    1.0.203
IBM Observability by Instana Application Performance Monitoring  1.0.203
IBM Observability by Instana Infrastructure Quality Monitoring    1.0.209
IBM Observability by Instana Application Performance Monitoring  1.0.209
IBM Observability by Instana Infrastructure Quality Monitoring    1.0.215
IBM Observability by Instana Application Performance Monitoring  1.0.215

Refer to the following reference URLs for remediation and additional vulnerability details:  
Source Bulletin: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6550806
X-Force Database: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/215647
X-Force Database: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/215195

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