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Security Bulletin: IBM Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data affected by vulnerability in Python

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data contains a vulnerable version of Python.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-20225
DESCRIPTION:   Pip could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw in the --extra-index-url option. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/182438 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-13388
DESCRIPTION:   Python jw.util package could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw in the configuration-loading functionality. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/182385 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)
ICP - Discovery2.0.0-2.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to IBM Watson Discovery 2.1.3

https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/discovery-data?topic=discovery-data-install

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

10 Jun 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 June 2020

UID

ibm16228100