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Security Bulletin: IBM Event Streams affected by potential buffer overflow in Golang (CVE-2021-38297)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Event Streams affected by vulnerabilitiy in Golang which may result in a buffer overflow (CVE-2021-38297)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Event Streams2019.4.1, 2019.4.2, 2019.4.3, 2019.4.4
IBM Event Streams10.0.0, 10.1.0, 10.2.0, 10.3.0, 10.3.1, 10.4.0
 
 
 

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Event Streams (Helm-based releases)

 

IBM Event Streams (Continuous Delivery)

 

IBM Event Streams (Extended Update Support)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

08 Nov 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:
21 December 2021

UID

ibm16523422