IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, caused by a buffer over-read. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows has addressed the applicable CVE.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, caused by a buffer over-read. Bysending a specially crafted request, the attacker could cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188906 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Sterling Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||4.8|
|Sterling Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||4.7|
|IBM Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||6.0|
|IBM Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||6.1|
|Affected Product(s)||Version(s)||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|Sterling Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||4.7||IT34442||Apply 126.96.36.199_iFix018, available on Fix Central|
|IBM Sterling Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||4.8||IT34442||Apply 188.8.131.52_iFix024, available on Fix Central|
|IBM Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||6.0||IT34442||Apply 184.108.40.206_iFix021, available on Fix Central|
|IBM Connect Direct for Microsoft Windows||6.1||IT34442||Apply 220.127.116.11_iFix001, available on Fix Central|
For older versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Sabine Degen
26 Oct 2020: Initial Publication
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30 October 2020