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Security Bulletin: Cloud Pak for Security contains security vulnerabilities

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Summary

Cloud Pak for Security v 1.6.0.1 and earlier contains security vulnerabilities, addressed in Cloud Pak for Security v 1.7.0.0

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-10543
DESCRIPTION:   Perl is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow in the nested regular expression quantifiers. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183203 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-2020-10878
DESCRIPTION:   Perl could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow related to the mishandling of a PL_regkind[OP(n)] == NOTHING situation. By using a specially-crafted regular expression, 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/183204 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-2020-12723
DESCRIPTION:   Perl is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by recursive S_study_chunk calls in regcomp.c. By using a specially-crafted regular expression, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183205 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-2020-15366
DESCRIPTION:   Ajv (aka Another JSON Schema Validator) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw in the ajv.validate function. By sending a specially-crafted data, 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/185626 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-2020-7608
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js yargs-parser module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By adding or modifying properties of Object.prototype using a __proto__ payload, 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/178132 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-2018-3750
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js deep-extend module could provide weaker than expected security, caused by a flaw in the Utilities function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144392 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-2019-25013
DESCRIPTION:   GNU glibc is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a buffer over-read in iconv feature. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a SIGSEGV.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194579 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-2020-7774
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js y18n module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/191999 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-2020-7788
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js ini module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192931 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-2020-8265
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a use-after-free in TLSWrap within the TLS implementation. By writing to a TLS enabled socket, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194101 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-2020-8277
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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8287
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling. 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/194100 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-2021-22883
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a file descriptor leak. By making multiple attempts to connect with an 'unknownProtocol', an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to lead to an excessive memory usage and cause the system to run out of memory.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197190 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-2020-4811
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) could allow a privileged user to inject inject malicious data using a specially crafted HTTP request due to improper input validation.
CVSS Base score: 2.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/189635 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-35470
DESCRIPTION:   Envoy Proxy could provide weaker than expected security, caused by the logging of the incorrect downstream address. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193149 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-35471
DESCRIPTION:   Envoy Proxy is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of dropped and truncated datagrams. By sending an overly large UDP packet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193147 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-2019-10746
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js mixin-deep module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By sending a specially-crafted request using a constructor payload, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject properties onto Object.prototype to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/167420 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-10747
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js set-value module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By sending a specially-crafted request using a constructor payload, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject properties onto Object.prototype to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/167421 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-10029
DESCRIPTION:   GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a stack-based overflow during range reduction. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a stack corruption, leading to a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177225 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-12400
DESCRIPTION:   Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), as used in Mozilla Firefox could allow a local authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a side-channel flaw in the way P-384 and P-521 curves are used in the generation of EDSA signatures. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to extract pirate keys and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/186705 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-12403
DESCRIPTION:   Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), as used in Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the implementation of CHACHA20-POLY1305 decryption with undersized tag. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using multi-part Chacha20 to trigger an out-of-bounds read and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187746 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-29573
DESCRIPTION:   GNU C Library is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by not handling non-normal x86 long double numbers gracefully for printf family functions. By sending a specially crafted value to the functions, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192722 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-6829
DESCRIPTION:   Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), as used in Mozilla Firefox could allow a local authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a side-channel attack when ECDSA signatures are generated. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to extract the position of zero and non-zero wNAF digits while nss-certutil tool performs scalar multiplication and obtain the private key.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/186706 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-7754
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js npm-user-validate module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw when processing long input strings begin with @ characters for user emails. By sending a specially-crafted input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/189917 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-22884
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when the whitelist includes "localhost6". By controlling the victim's DNS server or spoofing its responses, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the DNS rebinding protection mechanism using the "localhost6" domain and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197191 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20564
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199235 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20565
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) uses a protection mechanism that relies on the existence or values of an input, but the input can be modified by an untrusted actor in a way that bypasses the protection mechanism.
CVSS Base score: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199236 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)CVE(s)
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.6.0.1CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-29573, CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2020-10029, CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-6829, CVE-2021-22884, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2021-20565, CVE-2021-20564, CVE-2020-35470, CVE-2020-12723, CVE-2020-10878, CVE-2020-10543, CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2021-22883, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2018-3750, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-8287, CVE-2020-35471
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.6.0.0CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-29573, CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2020-10029, CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-6829, CVE-2021-22884, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2021-20565, CVE-2021-20564, CVE-2020-35470, CVE-2020-12723, CVE-2020-10878, CVE-2020-10543, CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2021-22883, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2018-3750, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-8287, CVE-2020-35471
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.5.0.1CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-29573, CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2020-10029, CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-6829, CVE-2021-22884, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2021-20565, CVE-2021-20564, CVE-2020-35470, CVE-2020-12723, CVE-2020-10878, CVE-2020-10543, CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2021-22883, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2018-3750, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-8287, CVE-2020-35471
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.5.0.0CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-29573, CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2020-10029, CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-6829, CVE-2021-22884, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2021-20565, CVE-2021-20564, CVE-2020-35470, CVE-2020-12723, CVE-2020-10878, CVE-2020-10543, CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2021-22883, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2018-3750, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-8287, CVE-2020-35471
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.4.0.0CVE-2020-4811, CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-29573, CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2020-10029, CVE-2020-12400, CVE-2020-6829, CVE-2021-22884, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2021-20565, CVE-2021-20564, CVE-2020-35470, CVE-2020-12723, CVE-2020-10878, CVE-2020-10543, CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2021-22883, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2018-3750, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-8287, CVE-2020-35471

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to IBM Cloud Pak for Security v 1.7.0.0 by following the instructions in https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-security/1.7.0?topic=installing-upgrading-cloud-pak-security 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team., Gabor Minyo from the IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team, Gabor Minyo from the IBM X-Force E

Change History

28 Apr 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 Information

Modified date:
13 May 2021

UID

ibm16453115