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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in WebSphere Liberty affecting Watson Knowledge Catalog for IBM Cloud Pak for Data

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Summary

Vulnerabilities in Apache CXF and Swagger are affecting WebSphere Liberty in Watson Knowledge Catalog for IBM Cloud Pak for Data. These vulnerabilities have been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-12406
DESCRIPTION:   Apache CXF is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to restrict the number of message attachments present in a given message. By sending a specially-crafted message containing an overly large number of message attachments, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/170974 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-17495
DESCRIPTION:   Swagger UI could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a CSS injection flaw. By using the relative path overwrite (RPO) attack technique, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169050 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog for IBM Cloud Pak for Data2.5

Remediation/Fixes

Install wkc-patch-3.0.0.5 for IBM Cloud Pak for Data.

Contact IBM support for more details.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None. WebSphere Liberty must be upgraded.

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References

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Change History

28 Apr 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 April 2020

UID

ibm16202528