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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium Insights is affected by a Netty vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium Insights has addressed the following vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-20445
DESCRIPTION:   Netty could provide weaker than expected security, caused by non-proper handling of Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding in the HttpObjectDecoder.java. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175486 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-20444
DESCRIPTION:   Netty is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a flaw in the HttpObjectDecoder.java. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175487 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
Initial Release 2.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security Guardium Insights 2.0.1 https://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage/?mhsrc=ibmsearch_a&mhq=pasport%20advantage

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

20 May 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:
09 October 2020

UID

ibm16214358