An Apache Tomcat vulnerability which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system affects IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.
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
|IBM Spectrum Protect Plus||10.1.0-10.1.5|
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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12 June 2020: Initial Publication
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12 June 2020