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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in jackson-databind shipped with IBM Cloud Pak System

Security Bulletin


Vulnerabilitiy identified in jackson-databind shipped with IBM Cloud Pak System. IBM Clous Pak System addresssed vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-24616
DESCRIPTION:   FasterXML jackson-databind could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unsafe deserialization between gadgets and typing, related to (aka Anteros-DBCP). By sending specially-crafted input, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Cloud Pak SystemV2.3.0.1, V2.3.1.1


For IBM Cloud Pak System V.,  V2.3.1.1,

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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

09 Sep 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
09 September 2020