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Security Bulletin: Various vulnerabilities affecting certain Aspera applications (CVE-2020-4432, CVE-2020-4433, CVE-2020-4434, CVE-2020-4435, CVE-2020-4436)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Certain IBM Aspera applications are vulnerable to the following vulnerabilities based on product configuration and/or valid authentication, which could allow an attacker with intimate knowledge of the system to execute arbitrary code or perform a denial-of-service (DoS). The vulnerabilities are fixed in the listed product versions below.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4434
DESCRIPTION:   Certain IBM Aspera applications are vulnerable to buffer overflow based on the product configuration and valid authentication, which could allow an attacker with intimate knowledge of the system to execute arbitrary code or perform a denial-of-service (DoS) through the http fallback service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180900 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4436
DESCRIPTION:   Certain IBM Aspera applications are vulnerable to buffer overflow after valid authentication, which could allow an attacker with intimate knowledge of the system to execute arbitrary code through a service.
CVSS Base score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180902 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4435
DESCRIPTION:   Certain IBM Aspera applications are vulnerable to arbitrary memory corruption based on the product configuration, which could allow an attacker with intimate knowledge of the system to execute arbitrary code or perform a denial-of-service (DoS) through the http fallback service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180901 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4432
DESCRIPTION:   Certain IBM Aspera applications are vulnerable to command injection after valid authentication, which could allow an attacker with intimate knowledge of the system to execute commands in a SOAP API.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180810 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4433
DESCRIPTION:   Certain IBM Aspera applications are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. This could allow a remote attacker with intimate knowledge of the server to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of root or cause server to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180814 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)

Version(s)

IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server

3.9.3 and earlier

IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Endpoint 3.9.3 and earlier
IBM Aspera Proxy Server 1.4.3 and earlier
IBM Aspera Transfer Cluster Manager

1.3.1 with Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server 3.9.3 and earlier

IBM Aspera Application Platform On Demand

3.7.4 and earlier

IBM Aspera Faspex On Demand

3.7.4 and earlier

IBM Aspera Server On Demand 3.7.4 and earlier
IBM Aspera Shares On Demand 3.7.4 and earlier
IBM Aspera Streaming 3.9.3 and earlier
IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server for Cloud Pak for Integration (CP4I) 3.9.10 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Product(s) VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server 3.9.6 Link to latest release (3.9.6)
IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Endpoint 3.9.6 Link to latest release (3.9.6)
IBM Aspera Proxy Server 1.4.4 Link to the latest release (1.4.4)
IBM Aspera Transfer Cluster Manager 1.3.1 with IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server (HSTS) 3.9.6  Contact your IBM sales rep for access to the latest released image (1.3.1)
IBM Aspera Application Platform On Demand 3.9.6 Contact your IBM sales rep for access to the latest released image (3.9.6)
IBM Aspera Faspex On Demand 3.9.6 Contact your IBM sales rep for access to the latest released image (3.9.6)
IBM Aspera Server On Demand 3.9.6 Contact your IBM sales rep for access to the latest released image (3.9.6)
IBM Aspera Shares On Demand 3.9.6 Contact your IBM sales rep for access to the latest released image (3.9.6)
IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server (HSTS) for Cloud Pak for Integration (CP4I) 3.9.11 Access your charts to get the latest version.
IBM Aspera Streaming 3.9.6 Link to latest release (3.9.6)

Workarounds and Mitigations

N/A

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References

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Change History

8 June 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:
20 July 2020

UID

ibm16221324