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Security Bulletin: IBM Planning Analytics Workspace is affected by security vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


Summary

The Planning Analytics Workspace component of IBM Planning Analytics is affected by vulnerabilities . These have been addressed in IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 61.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8201
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by CR-to-Hyphen conversion. By sending specially crafted HTTP request headers, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188591 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8251
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by delayed unfinished HTTP/1.1 requests submission. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to make the server unable to accept new connections and exhaust all available resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188592 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8252
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the libuv's fs.realpath.native. By sending an overly long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188593 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-25649
DESCRIPTION:   FasterXML Jackson Databind could provide weaker than expected security, caused by not having entity expansion secured properly. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch XML external entity (XXE) attacks to have impact over data integrity.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192648 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4953
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Workspace could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain information about an organization's internal structure by exposing sensitive information in HTTP repsonses.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192029 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 Local and Cloud

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical.

Download IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 61 from Fix Central.

This Security Bulletin is applicable to IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 (Local).

All applicable vulnerabilities have been addressed on IBM Planning Analytics Cloud and no further action is required.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

22 Feb 2021: 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:
22 February 2021

UID

ibm16412707