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PI99443: IMPROPER OUTPUT NEUTRALIZATION FOR LOGS IN JSONSTORE CODE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Product components impacted: MFP JSONStore SDK
    Mobile Devices Operating Systems impacted: Android
    Distribution: Fix Central
    Versions affected: 8.0
    The JSONStore SDK for Android and Cordova exhibits the CVE-117
    Improper Output Neutralization for Logs where the adapter
    response is not neutralized before output into Android Logcat
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Developers of Mobile application on Android using            *
    * MobileFirst JSONStore feature                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * During JSONStore Cloudant Downstream Sync ,response from     *
    * Cloudant DB is being logged without neutralization resulting *
    * in the CWE 117 vulnerability.This is seen only in Android.   *
    *                                                              *
    * For more details                                             *
    * https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/117.html              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * -                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The vulnerability has been remediated by not logging the
    response.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI99443

  • Reported component name

    MOBILE1ST PF EN

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4300

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-06-21

  • Closed date

    2018-08-21

  • Last modified date

    2018-08-21

  • 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

    MOBILE1ST PF EN

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4300

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU048","label":"IBM Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSZH4A","label":"IBM Worklight"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"800","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB15","label":"Integration"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
21 August 2018