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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Redis, MinIO, Golang, and Urllib3 affect IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Container Backup and Restore for Kubernetes and OpenShift

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Container backup and restore for Kubernetes and OpenShift may be affected by vulnerabilities in Redis, MinIO, Golang, and Urllib3 such as bypass of security restrictions, denial of service, and man-in-the-middle attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21362
DESCRIPTION:   MinIO could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. By creating a temporary 'mc share upload' URL, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass a readOnly policy.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197902 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-33503
DESCRIPTION:   urllib3 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw due to catastrophic backtracking. By sending a specially-crafted URL request, 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/203109 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-2021-31525
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in net/http. By sending a specially-crafted header to ReadRequest or ReadResponse. Server, Transport, and Client, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a (panic) denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202709 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-2020-14147
DESCRIPTION:   Redis is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an integer overflow in the getnum function in lua_struct.c in Redis. By sending a specially crafted command with a large number, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, leading a denial of service..
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183518 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-2021-28363
DESCRIPTION:   urllib3 for python is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by improper certificate validation in some cases involving HTTPS to HTTPS proxies. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch a man-in-the-middle attack and gain access to the communication channel between endpoints to obtain sensitive information or further compromise the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198199 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-27919
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in the Reader.Open API when use a ZIP archive containing files start with “../”. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted ZIP archive, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198076 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Container Backup and Restore for Kubernetes
10.1.5-10.1.8
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Container Backup and Restore for OpenShift
10.1.7-10.1.8

Remediation/Fixes

BM Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      10.110.1.8.1
Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6415111


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Acknowledgement

Change History

28 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:
28 June 2021

UID

ibm16466435