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Security Bulletin: SQL injection vulnerability in IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) (CVE-2019-4479)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Business Process Manager and IBM Business Automation Workflow is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4669
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Business Process Manager is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171254 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Business Process Manager8.5.7.0 - 8.5.7.0 2017.06
IBM Business Process Manager8.6.0.0 - 8.6.0.0 CF2018.03
IBM Business Automation Workflow18.0.0.1 - 19.0.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix (CF) containing APAR  JR61612  as soon as practical:


For IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.0 through V19.0.0.2
· Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply iFix  JR61612
--OR--
· Apply cumulative fix Business Automation Workflow V19.0.0.3

For IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 through V8.6.0.0 CF 2018.03
· Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply iFix  JR61612
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V19.0.0.3

For IBM BPM V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2017.06
· Upgrade to minimal version of Business Process Manager (8.5.7) and apply Cumulative Fix 2017.06 and then apply iFix  JR61612
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V19.0.0.3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

12 Feb 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
26 February 2020

UID

ibm13552261