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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server Liberty affects IBM Spectrum Control (CVE-2020-4329)

Security Bulletin


Summary

WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote, authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by improper paramater checking which affects IBM Spectrum Control.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4329
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0 and Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 20.0.0.4 could allow a remote, authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper parameter checking. This could be exploited to conduct spoofing attacks. IBM X-Force ID: 177841.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177841 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Control5.3.1 -5.3.7

Remediation/Fixes

The solution is to apply an appropriate IBM Spectrum Control fix. Click on the download link and follow the Installation Instructions. The solution should be implemented as soon as practicable.

 ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
 Link to Fix
 5.4 5.4.0 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21320822#53_0

Note: It is always recommended to have a current backup before applying any update procedure.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

20 August 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:
23 March 2022

UID

ibm16261325