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Security Bulletin: Version 6.4.6 of Node.js module nodemailer included in IBM Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.2.x has a security vulnerability

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Summary

Security Bulletin: Version 6.4.6 of Node.js module nodemailer included in IBM Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.2.x has a security vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-7769
DESCRIPTION:   Nodejs could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper input validation by the recipient email addresses. By using a specially-crafted recipient email address, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/191646 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 Event Management on IBM Cloud PrivateAll

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.3 includes the fix for this vulnerability.  Please see IBM Support to upgrade to Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.3: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6221238

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

15 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:
04 January 2021

UID

ibm16395514