IBM Event Streams affected by vulnerabilitiy in Golang which may result in a buffer overflow (CVE-2021-38297)
DESCRIPTION: Golang Go is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when invoking functions from WASM modules. By passing very large arguments, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/211507 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 Event Streams||2019.4.1, 2019.4.2, 2019.4.3, 2019.4.4|
|IBM Event Streams||10.0.0, 10.1.0, 10.2.0, 10.3.0, 10.3.1, 10.4.0|
IBM Event Streams (Helm-based releases)
- Download the 2019.4.5 release from IBM Fix Central.
- Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 2019.4.5 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.
IBM Event Streams (Continuous Delivery)
- Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 10.5.0 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.
IBM Event Streams (Extended Update Support)
- Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 10.2.1 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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08 Nov 2021: Initial Publication
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21 December 2021