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Security Bulletin: PostgreSQL Vulnerability Affects IBM Connect:Direct Web Service (CVE-2021-32028)

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in PostgreSQL versions used by IBM Connect:Direct Web Service. IBM Connect:Direct Web Services has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-32028
DESCRIPTION:   PostgreSQL could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a memory disclosure vulnerability when using an INSERT … ON CONFLICT … DO UPDATE command on a purpose-crafted table. By creating prerequisite objects, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary bytes of server memory.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Sterling Connect Direct Web Services1.0
IBM Connect:Direct Web Services6.0


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Change History

20 Oct 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
21 October 2021