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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in GNU gettext affects IBM Spectrum Protect Plus (CVE-2018-18751)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Denial of service vulnerability in GNU gettext may affect IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-18751
DESCRIPTION:   GNU gettext is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a double free flaw in the default_add_message function in read-catalog.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted 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/152105 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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.6

Remediation/Fixes


Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix/Target Availabilttiy
      10.110.1.6 ifix3Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6254732  


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

03 August 2020: Initial Publication18 August 2020: Changed First Fixing VRM Level to 10.1.6 ifix3 targeted for 3Q2020.31 August 2020: Added link for 10.1.6 ifix3

*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:
02 June 2021

UID

ibm16255112