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Security Bulletin: IBM i2 Analysts' Notebook and IBM i2 Analysts' Notebook Premium Memory vulnerabilities

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Summary

Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities have been found in the IBM i2 Analysts' Notebook, and IBM i2 Analysts' Notebook Premium. Please see linked CVE's for details.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4549
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183317 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4551
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183319 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4550
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183318 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4553
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183321 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4552
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183320 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4554
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183322 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM i2 Analyst's NotebookIBM i2 Analyst's Notebook 9.2.1
IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook PremiumIBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium 9.2.1

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes have been applied to the latest update package, (version 9.2.2). Please log in via your passport advantage account to download the update.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs., This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs., This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGu

Change History

20 Jul 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 August 2020

UID

ibm16254694