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Security Bulletin: Netcool Operations Insight component IBM Network Performance Insight 1.3.1 affected by CVE-2020-14195

Security Bulletin


Netcool Operations Insight component IBM Network Performance Insight 1.3.1 affected by CVE-2020-14195

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14195
DESCRIPTION:   FasterXML jackson-databind could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unsafe deserialization in rg.jsecurity.realm.jndi.JndiRealmFactory (aka org.jsecurity). 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 Network Performance Insight1.3.1


NPI code updated to resolve CVE-2020-14195 in the hotfix mentioned as follows. this hotfix will be included in subsequent Interim Fix and Major release


IBM Network Performance Insight (1.3.1) - Hotfix

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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

06 Oct 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2020