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Security Bulletin: IBM Planning Analytics Workspace is affected by security vulnerabilities

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Summary

The Planning Analytics Workspace component of IBM Planning Analytics is affected by multiple vulnerabilities . These have been addressed in IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 53.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-16492
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js extend module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject properties onto Object.prototype to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156534 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-0228
DESCRIPTION:   Apache PDFBox could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper handling of XML External Entity (XXE) by the XML parser. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted XFDF file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information from the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/160868 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4360
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Local is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178765 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2017-16119
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js fresh module is vulnerable to regular expression denial of service when passing untrusted user input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135866 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4366
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Local is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178965 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2015-8315
DESCRIPTION:   The Node.js ms module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the regular expression implementation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a regular expression to cause the application to hang.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112567 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-2020-4367
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Local uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179001 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4431
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Local is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180761 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2018-3721
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js lodash module could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a flaw in the defaultsDeep, 'merge, and mergeWith functions. By modifing the prototype of Object, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to add or modify existing property that will exist on all objects.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144603 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-2019-15605
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a flaw when handling unusual Transfer-Encoding HTTP header. 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/175913 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-15606
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an issue when HTTP header values do not have trailing OWS trimmed. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass authorization based on header value comparisons.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175914 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2016-2175
DESCRIPTION:   Apache PDFBox could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a XML external entity (XXE) error when processing XML data by the XML parser. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary files on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113548 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4503
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Local is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/182283 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2017-16129
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js superagent module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a ZIP bomb attack. By sending a specially crafted response, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available CPU resources.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135781 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8840
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified error with the lack of certain xbean-reflect/JNDI blocking in FasterXML jackson-databind has an unknown impact and attack vector.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/176241 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)

Third Party Entry:   177517
DESCRIPTION:   Apache HttpComponents HttpClient URIBuilder directory traversal
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177517 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)

Third Party Entry:   177835
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Commons Codec information disclosure
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177835 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Planning Analytics 2.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical.

Download IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 53 from Fix Central.

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Acknowledgement

Change History

1 June 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
01 June 2020

UID

ibm16214472