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Security Bulletin: Genivia gSOAP vulnerabilities affect IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:Data Protection for VMware and Spectrum Protect Client (CVE-2020-13575, CVE-2020-13578, CVE-2020-13574, CVE-2020-13577, CVE-2020-13576, CVE-2020-21783)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities in Genivia gSOAP, such as denial of service or execution of arbitrary code on the system, may affect IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware. UPDATED: 14 June 2021 - Added 7.1 fix for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Enviornments:Data Protection for VMware and IBM Spectrum Protect Client.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-13575
DESCRIPTION:   Genivia gSOAP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the WS-Addressing plugin functionality. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194205 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-2020-13578
DESCRIPTION:   Genivia gSOAP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the WS-Security plugin functionality. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194209 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-2020-13574
DESCRIPTION:   Genivia gSOAP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the WS-Security plugin functionality. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194204 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-2020-13577
DESCRIPTION:   Genivia gSOAP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the WS-Security plugin functionality. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194208 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-2020-13576
DESCRIPTION:   Genivia gSOAP could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw an integer overflow to buffer overflow in the WS-Addressing plugin functionality. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194207 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21783
DESCRIPTION:   Genivia gSOAP could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error in the WS-Addressing plugin functionality. By sending a specially-crafted SOAP request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198762 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 Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware

8.1.0.0-8.1.11.0
7.1.0.0-7.1.8.10
IBM Spectrum Protect Client7.1.0.0-7.1.8.10

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect for
Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.1    8.1.12Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6415103
              7.1
   7.1.8.11
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316625


IBM Spectrum Protect
Client Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              7.1
    7.1.8.11
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316619

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

23 April 2021: Initial Publication
14 June 2021: Added 7.1 fix.

*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:
14 June 2021

UID

ibm16446273