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Security Bulletin: Embedded WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to an XML External Entity (XXE) Injection attack and affects Content Collector for Email

Security Bulletin


Summary

Embedded WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to an XML External Entity (XXE) Injection vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20454
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources. IBM X-Force ID: 196649.
CVSS Base score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196649 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Content Collector for Email4.0.x

Remediation/Fixes

ProductVRMRemediation
Content Collector for Email4.0.1Use Content Collector for Email 4.0.1.9 Interim Fix IF010

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

01 June 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:
01 June 2021

UID

ibm16457777