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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Advisor With Watson is vulnerable to Hazardous Input Validation in some cases

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IBM QRadar Advisor With Watson in some cases does not limit the length of user input strings

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4556
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Qradar Advisor1.0.0 - 2.4.0

Workarounds and Mitigations

QRadar Advisor With Watson 2.4.1

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Change History

31 Oct 2019: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
20 December 2019