There are multiple vulnerabilities in Apache JSON Small and Fast Parser (json-smart) and Underscore used by IBM Spectrum Symphony. IBM Spectrum Symphony has addressed the applicable CVEs.
DESCRIPTION: Netplex json-smart-v1 and json-smart-v2 are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an uncaught exception flaw in NumberFormatException. By sending a specially-crafted input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the library to crash or obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 9.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197316 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H)
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)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Symphony||7.3.1|
|IBM Spectrum Symphony||7.3|
|IBM Spectrum Symphony||7.2.1|
|IBM Spectrum Symphony||7.3.1||P104270||
Apply interim fix: sym-7.3.1-build600509
|IBM Spectrum Symphony||7.3||P104269||
Apply interim fix: sym-7.3-build600508
|IBM Spectrum Symphony||7.2.1||P104268||
Apply interim fix: sym-7.2.1-build600507
Workarounds and Mitigations
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22 Jun 2021: Initial Publication
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06 July 2021