A security vulnerability has been identified in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale CSI that could allow insecure external command execution. A fix for this vulnerability is available.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale could allow a local privileged user to overwrite files due to improper input validation.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192541 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Scale||188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206 (CSI V1.0.0 - V2.1.0) |
For IBM Spectrum Scale V220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168, apply V5.1.1 (CSI V2.2.0) or later available from FixCentral at:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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23 Apr 2021: Initial Publication
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26 April 2021