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Security Bulletin: IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) is potentially vulnerable to CVS injection (CVE-2020-4627)

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Summary

IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) potentially vulnerable to CVS Injection due to improper data sanitization. The issue has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4627
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) potentially vulnerable to CVS Injection. A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of csv file contents.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185367 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.3.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to IBM Cloud Pak for Security v 1.4.0.0 by following the instructions in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSTDPP_1.4.0/platform/docs/security-pak/upgrading.html 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.

Change History

13 Nov 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
25 November 2020

UID

ibm16372538