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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability in Node.js node-forge module affects IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Managed Service.

Security Bulletin


Summary

A security vulnerability in Node.js node-forge module affects IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Managed Service.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-7720
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js node-forge module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw in the util.setPath function. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187620 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)
IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Infrastructure Management2.0
IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Infrastructure Management2.1

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management 2.2 by following the instructions in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSFC4F_2.2.0/install/upgrade.html.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

14 Dec 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:
15 December 2020

UID

ibm16382358