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

Security Bulletin


Summary

WebSphere liberty is vulnerable to a DOS that is impacting Watson Knowledge Catalog for IBM Cloud Pak for Data. This vulnerability has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4720
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by sending a specially-crafted request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to consume all available memory. IBM X-Force ID: 172125.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172125 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
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

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 April 2020

UID

ibm16202553