There is a vulnerability in Apache Commons used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent has addressed the applicable CVE.
DESCRIPTION: Apache Commons Configuration could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an issue when allowing the instantiation of classes (including special statements) by default. By persuading a victim to load a specially-crafted YAML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177759 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|Sterling Connect Direct File Agent||188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206_iFix007 |
|Affected Product(s)||Version(s)||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|Sterling Connect Direct File Agent||1.4||IT37680||Apply 220.127.116.11_iFix008 or later, available on Fix Central|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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23 Jul 2021: Initial Publication
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23 July 2021