IBM Watson IoT MessageGateway Server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow isse that can result in denial of service and possible code execution.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Watson IoT Message Gateway is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when handling a failed HTTP request with specific content in the headers. By sending a specially crafted HTTP request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174972 for the current score.
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 WIoTP MessageGateway||184.108.40.206|
|IBM IoT MessageSight||220.127.116.11|
|IBM IoT MessageSight||2.0|
|IBM WIoTP MessageGateway||
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Armis
23 Jan 2020: Initial Publication
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24 January 2020