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Security Bulletin: App Connect Enterprise Certified Container Dashboard is vulnerable to (CVE-2020-15168)

Security Bulletin


App Connect Enterprise Certified Container is vulnerable to CVE-2020-15168, which may lead to a denial of service

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-15168
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js node-fetch module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to honor the size option after following a redirect. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume excessive resource on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
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:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions


Affected Product(s)Version(s)
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.0.0 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.0.1 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.0.2 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.0.3 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.0.4 with Operator


Upgrade to App Connect Enterprise Certified Container to Operator version 1.0.5 (available in CASE 1.0.6) or higher, and ensure that any operand components are upgraded to or higher.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

17 Nov 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 November 2020