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Security Bulletin: A CVE-2021-37714 vulnerability in jsoup affects IBM Process Designer in IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM Business Process Manager

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerabilitiy exists in jsoup used by the desktop version of IBM Process Designer. IBM Process Designer has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-37714
DESCRIPTION:   jsoup is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper input validation. By sending a specially-crafted input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the HTML and XML parser to get stuck, timeout, or throw unchecked exceptions resulting in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/207858 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)
IBM Business Automation Workflow18.0.0.0 - 21.0.2
IBM BPM Process Designer8.6-8.6 CF2018.03
IBM BPM Process Designer8.5.0-8.5.7 2017.06

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

06 Dec 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:
06 December 2021

UID

ibm16523988