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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in icu CVE-2020-10531.

Security Bulletin


Summary

International Components for Unicode (icu) is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). HMC has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-10531
DESCRIPTION:   International Components for Unicode (ICU) for C/C++ is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow in UnicodeString::doAppend() function in common/unistr.cpp. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177660 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)
HMC V9.1.910.0 V9.1.910.0  and above

Remediation/Fixes

 

Remediation/Fixes

  The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central at: http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V9.1.940.3 SP1 ppc
MB04259
Power HMC
V9.1.940.3 SP1  x86_64
MB04258

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

08 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:
22 September 2021

UID

ibm16367183