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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in libxml2 affects IBM Watson Studio Local

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple Vulnerabilities in libxml2 affects IBM Watson Studio Local

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-14567
DESCRIPTION:   libxml2 2.9.8, if --with-lzma is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8035 and CVE-2018-9251.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148541 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)


CVEID:   CVE-2018-14404
DESCRIPTION:   A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists in the xpath.c:xmlXPathCompOpEval() function of libxml2 through 2.9.8 when parsing an invalid XPath expression in the XPATH_OP_AND or XPATH_OP_OR case. Applications processing untrusted XSL format inputs with the use of the libxml2 library may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack due to a crash of the application.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/147260 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Watson Studio - Local1.2.3

Remediation/Fixes

 ProductVRMFRemediation/First Fix
 IBM Watson Studio Local2.1https://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage/pao_customer.html
 IBM Cloud Pak for Data2.5https://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage/pao_customer.html
 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

08 Dec 2019: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 December 2019

UID

ibm11138480