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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Advisor With Watson uses components with known vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-36242, CVE-2021-33503, CVE-2020-28493)

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Summary

The product includes vulnerable components (e.g., framework libraries) that may be identified and exploited with automated tools. This update addresses these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-36242
DESCRIPTION:   Cryptography could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow and a buffer overflow. By using certain sequences of update calls to symmetrically encrypt multi-GB values, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 9.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196426 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)

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-2020-28493
DESCRIPTION:   Pallets jinja2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw in the email regex. By sending a specially-crafted input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195894 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Qradar AdvisorQRadar Advisor 2.5 - QRadar Advisor 2.6.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Acknowledgement

John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Gabor Minyo and Geoffrey O from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team. , John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Gabor Minyo

Change History

18 Oct 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:
20 October 2021

UID

ibm16507113