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Security Bulletin: IBM Bootable Media Creator (BoMC) is affected by a vulnerability in cURL (CVE-2019-5482)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Bootable Media Creator (BoMC) has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-5482
DESCRIPTION:   cURL libcurl is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the tftp_receive_packet function. By sending specially-crafted request containing an OACK without the BLKSIZE option, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/166942 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

The fix is downloaded automatically by BoMC in the background and is not independently accessible on Fix Central.


Remediation/Fixes

The fix is downloaded automatically by BoMC in the background and is not independently accessible on Fix Central.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

24 Jun 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:
24 June 2020

UID

ibm16238382