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Security Bulletin: ICU Vulnerability Affects IBM Control Center (CVE-2020-10531)

Security Bulletin


Summary

International Components for Unicode (ICU) for C/C++ is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-10531
DESCRIPTION:   International Components for Unicode (ICU) for C/C++ is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow in UnicodeString::doAppend() function in common/unistr.cpp. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177660 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 Control Center6.2.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF

iFix

Remediation

 IBM Control Center

 6.2.0.0

 iFix08

Fix Central - 6.2.0.0

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

13 May 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2021

UID

ibm16464423