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Security Bulletin: Apache Tika as used by IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to a denial of service (CVE-2020-1951, CVE-2020-1950)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Apache Tika as used by IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to a denial of service

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1951
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Tika is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the PSDParser. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PSD file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178089 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1950
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Tika is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an excessive memory usage flaw in the PSDParser. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PSD file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178088 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.4.0 to 7.4.0 Patch 2

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.3 Patch 3

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

13 Jul 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:
13 July 2020

UID

ibm16246141