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Security Bulletin: IBM MaaS360 Mobile Enterprise Gateway has security vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-2044, CVE-2019-2045)

Security Bulletin


Two vulnerabilities were identified and remediated in the IBM MaaS360 Mobile Enterprise Gateway.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-20445
DESCRIPTION:   Netty could provide weaker than expected security, caused by non-proper handling of Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding in the A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
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:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-20444
DESCRIPTION:   Netty is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a flaw in the By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM MaaS360 Mobile Enterprise Gateway 2.102 and prior


Update the IBM MaaS360 Mobile Enterprise Gateway to version 2.103.x or greater.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

05 Oct 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
13 January 2021