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JR61232: SECURITY APAR - CVE-2019-4424 - XML EXTERNAL ENTITY INJECTION (XXE) VULNERABILITY IN BUSINESS PROCESS CHOREOGRAPHER EXPLORER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CVEID: CVE-2019-4424
    DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Automation Workflow is vulnerable to
    an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing
    XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
    expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
    CVSS Base Score: 7.1
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/162770 for
    the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM Business Automation Workflow
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • No additional information is available.
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM Business Automation Workflow
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix that prevents entities from being resolved is available
    for IBM BPM V7.5.1.2, V8.0.1.3, V8.5.0.2, V8.5.5.0, V8.5.6.0
    cumulative fix (CF) 02, V8.5.7.0 CF2017.06, and V8.6.0.0
    CF2018.03 as well as Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.1,
    V19.0.0.1, V19.0.0.2 and future releases.
    

Temporary fix

  • Not applicable.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR61232

  • Reported component name

    BUS AUTO WORKFL

  • Reported component ID

    5737H4100

  • Reported release

    J00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-07-05

  • Closed date

    2019-08-06

  • Last modified date

    2019-08-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BUS AUTO WORKFL

  • Fixed component ID

    5737H4100

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU048","label":"IBM Software"},"Product":{"code":"SS8JB4","label":"IBM Business Automation Workflow"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"19.0.0.1","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB15","label":"Integration"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
06 August 2019