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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability in Node.js braces and netmask module affects IBM Cloud Automation Manager

Security Bulletin


Summary

A security vulnerability in Node.js braces and netmask module affects IBM Cloud Automation Manager.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-1109
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js braces module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw. By using a specially-crafted regex input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause an impact of about 10 seconds matching time for data 50K characters long, and results in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199128 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29418
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js netmask module could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper handling of certain unexpected characters in an IP address string. By using a specially-crafted argument using octal literals, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass access control that is based on IP addresses.
CVSS Base score: 9.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199130 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Cloud Automation Manager4.2.0.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Change History

11 May 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:
19 May 2021

UID

ibm16454573