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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in Apache Solr

Security Bulletin


Summary

Muiltiple vulnerabilities in Apache Solr that is used by IBM InfoSphere Information Server were addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-27905
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Solr is vulnerable to server-side request forgery, caused by improper validation of the masterUrl parameter in the ReplicationHandler. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct SSRF attack.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199848 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29943
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Solr could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a flaw when using ConfigurableInternodeAuthHadoopPlugin for authentication. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform unauthorized read/write to collections.
CVSS Base score: 9.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199851 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29262
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Solr could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw when applying Zookeeper ACLs in the SaslZkACLProvider or VMParamsAllAndReadonlyDigestZkACLProvider. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the configured authentication and authorization settings information, and use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199850 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
InfoSphere Information Server 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.7 JR63832
JR63834
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.1
--Apply IBM Information Server version 11.7.1.1 Service Pack 2

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In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

08 Jul 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 July 2021

UID

ibm16468577