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Security Bulletin: Novalink is impacted by Vulnerability in Hibernate Validator affects WebSphere Application Server Liberty (CVE-2020-10693)

Security Bulletin


Novalink uses WebSphere Application Server Liberty. There is a Vulnerability in Hibernate Validator affects WebSphere Application Server Liberty

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-10693
DESCRIPTION:   Hibernate Hibernate Validator could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a flaw in the message interpolation processor. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass input sanitation controls when handling user-controlled data in error messages.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)


The recommended solution is to upgrade to Novalink version or later

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

05 Nov 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
09 November 2020