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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Ruby on Rails affect IBM License Metric Tool v9.

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities discovered in Ruby on Rails component affect IBM License Metric Tool v9.

Vulnerability Details

DESCRIPTION: In the Loofah gem for Ruby through v2.3.0 unsanitized JavaScript may occur in sanitized output when a crafted SVG element is republished.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169818 for the current score 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined  
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
DESCRIPTION: Rubyzip is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper checks on the ZIP entry sizes. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a disk consumption.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/167789 for the current score 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined  
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
DESCRIPTION: Nokogiri could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a command injection flaw in the Nokogiri::CSS::Tokenizer#load_file method. By sending a specially-crafted input, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/165241 for the current score 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined  
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM License Metric Tool v9.x

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to version 9.2.18 or later using the following procedure:

  • In BigFix console, expand IBM License Reporting (ILMT) node under Sites node in the tree panel.
  • Click Fixlets and Tasks node. Fixlets and Tasks panel will be displayed on the right.
  • In the Fixlets and Tasks panel locate Upgrade to the latest version of IBM License Metric Tool 9.x fixlet and run it against the computer that hosts your server.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

16 December 2019: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 December 2019

UID

ibm11136980