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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat affects IBM Spectrum Protect Plus (CVE-2020-1938)

Security Bulletin


Summary

An Apache Tomcat vulnerability which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system affects IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1938
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a file read/inclusion vulnerability in the AJP connector. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read web application files from a vulnerable server and upload malicious JavaServer Pages (JSP) code within a variety of file types and execute arbitrary code on the system. Note: This vulnerability is known as Ghostcat.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/176562 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.5

Remediation/Fixes

Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      10.110.1.6Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/5693313

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

12 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:
12 June 2020

UID

ibm16221344