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Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Node.js (CVE-2019-15606, CVE-2019-15604, CVE-2019-15605)

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Summary

Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Node.js (CVE-2019-15606, CVE-2019-15604, CVE-2019-15605)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-15606
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an issue when HTTP header values do not have trailing OWS trimmed. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass authorization based on header value comparisons.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175914 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-15604
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper certificate validation. By sending a specially-crafted X.509 certificate, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the process to abort.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175912 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-15605
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a flaw when handling unusual Transfer-Encoding HTTP header. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175913 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Cloud Private for Data2.5

Remediation/Fixes

  • Users of IBM Cloud Pak for Data V2.5 are advised to:
        Apply IBM Cloud Pak for Data V2.5 cpd-2.5.0.0-lite-patch-6

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

06 Oct 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:
06 October 2020

UID

ibm16343387