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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in MongoDB, Node.js, Docker, and XStream affect IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

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Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may be affected by vulnerabilities in MongoDB, Node.js, Docker, and XStream such as server-side request forgery, bypass of security restrictions, denial of service, execution of arbitrary code, elevation of privileges, and arbitrary file deletion.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-7929
DESCRIPTION:   MongoDB is vulnerable to a denial of service. By issuing a generic explain command on a find query, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197509 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21342
DESCRIPTION:   XStream is vulnerable to server-side request forgery, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct SSRF attack o access data streams from an arbitrary URL referencing a resource in an intranet or the local host.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198619 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-2021-21350
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198627 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21346
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198623 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21349
DESCRIPTION:   XStream is vulnerable to server-side request forgery, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct SSRF attack to access data streams from an arbitrary URL referencing a resource in an intranet or the local host.
CVSS Base score: 8.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198626 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21341
DESCRIPTION:   XStream is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an endless loop flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to allocate 100% CPU time.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198618 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-2021-21345
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198622 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21348
DESCRIPTION:   XStream is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service flaw (ReDos). By using a specially-crafted regular expression input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume maximum CPU time.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198625 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21344
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code from a remote server.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198621 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-2021-21347
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198624 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21343
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to delete arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198620 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21351
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when processing stream at unmarshalling time. By manipulating the processed input stream and replace or inject objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198628 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21285
DESCRIPTION:   Docker is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper input validation. By persuading a victim to pull a specially-crafted Docker image, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the dockerd daemon to crash, and results in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196049 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-21284
DESCRIPTION:   Docker could allow a remote authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a flaw when using the --userns-remap option. By sending a specially-crafted request, an authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges as root on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196047 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29505
DESCRIPTION:   XStream XStream could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper input validation. By manipulating the processed input stream, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202795 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-26217
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by flaws in the XStream.java and SecurityVulnerabilityTest.java scripts. By manipulating the processed input stream, 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/192210 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-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-2021-22883
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-2021-23358
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js underscore module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw in the template function. By sending a specially-crafted argument using the variable property, 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/198958 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-2020-26258
DESCRIPTION:   XStream is vulnerable to server-side request forgery, caused by a flaw when unmarshalling. By manipulating the processed input stream, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive data.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193525 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-26259
DESCRIPTION:   XStream could allow a remote attacker to delete arbitrary files from the system, caused by improper input sanitization. By manipulating the processed input, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to delete arbitrary files from the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193524 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.8

Remediation/Fixes

IBM 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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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

28 June 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 June 2021

UID

ibm16466599