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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability affect IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) - CVE-2020-4531

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Business Process Manager (Advanced) and IBM Business Automation Workflow are vulnerable to an information disclosure attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4531
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM Business Process Manager could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/182715 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Business Automation WorkflowV20.0
V19.0
V18.0
IBM Business Process ManagerV8.6
V8.5
V8.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix (CF) containing APAR JR62491 as soon as practical:

For IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0, V19.0, and V20.0
· Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR62491
--OR--
· Apply cumulative fix Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

For IBM Business Process Manager V8.6
· Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR62491
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

For IBM BPM V8.5
· Upgrade to IBM BPM V8.5.7, apply Cumulative Fix 2017.06 and then apply iFix JR62491
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

For IBM BPM V8.0
· Upgrade to IBM BPM V8.0.1, apply Fix Pack 3 and then apply iFix JR62491
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

24 Sep 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:
24 September 2020

UID

ibm16336935