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Security Bulletin: Streams Flows might be affected by some underlying Node.js vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


Summary

Streams Flows might be affected by some underlying Node.js vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8277
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service. By getting the application to resolve a DNS record with a larger number of responses, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger a DNS request for a host of their choice resulting in a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/191755 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)

Affected Products and Versions

All versions.


Remediation/Fixes

Streams Flows has been discontinued. Please uninstall the Streams Flows feature to avoid any security issues.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Streams Flows has been discontinued. Please uninstall the Streams Flows feature to avoid any security issues.

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References

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Change History

10 Mar 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 March 2021

UID

ibm16429599