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Security Bulletin: Aspera Web Shares application is affected by NGINX Vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-12208, CVE-2019-12207)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Aspera Shares has addressed the following NGINX vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-12208
DESCRIPTION:   NGINX njs is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the njs_function_native_call function in njs/njs_function.c. By sending overly long data, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/161282 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-12207
DESCRIPTION:   NGINX njs is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the nxt_utf8_encode function in nxt/nxt_utf8.c. By sending overly long data, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/161281 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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Aspera Shares1.9.12

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Aspera Shares1.9.14

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

07 Feb 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 February 2020

UID

ibm13644211