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Security Bulletin: Google-api-client as used by IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to authorization bypass (CVE-2020-7692)

Security Bulletin


Google-api-client as used by IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to authorization bypass, caused by no PKCE support implemented.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-7692
DESCRIPTION:   Google APIs google-oauth-java-client could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by no PKCE support implemented. By executing a specially-crafted application, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the authorization code, and gain authorization to the protected resource.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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)

Affected Products and Versions


All GoogleCommon versions before 7.3.0-QRADAR-PROTOCOL-GoogleCommon-7.3-20210126200436


All GoogleCommon versions before 7.4.0-QRADAR-PROTOCOL-GoogleCommon-7.4-20210126200430

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

25 Feb 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
04 March 2021