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Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Golang (CVE-2020-24553)

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Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Golang (CVE-2020-24553)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-24553
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the CGI/FCGI handlers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
CP4D 2.5
CP4D 3.0


  • Users of IBM Cloud Pak for Data V2.5 are advised to:
        Apply IBM Cloud Pak for Data V2.5 cpd-
  • Users of IBM Cloud Pak for Data V3.0.0 and V3.0.1 are advised to:
        Apply IBM Cloud Pak for Data V3.0.1 cpd-3.0.1-lite-patch-5

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

10 Dec 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
16 August 2023