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Security Bulletin: IBM Planning Analytics and IBM Planning Analytics Workspace are affected by security vulnerabilities

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Summary

This Security Bulletin addresses multiple vulnerabilities that have been remediated in IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.9.11 and IBM Planning Analytics Workspace 2.0.72. There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ used by IBM Planning Analytics and IBM Planning Analytics Workspace. IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.9.11 and IBM Planning Analytics Workspace 2.0.72 have addressed the applicable CVEs by upgrading to IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 8 Service Refresh 6 Fix Pack 35. If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether additional Java vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of vulnerabilities, refer to the "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin", located in the References section for more information. There are vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty used by IBM Planning Analytics and IBM Planning Analytics Workspace. The applicable CVEs have been addressed in IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.9.11 and Planning Analytics Workspace 2.0.72. A vulnerability in IBM Planning Analytics DQM API has also been addressed in IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.9.11.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-2161
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/200290 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14797
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190115 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14779
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Serialization component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190097 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14796
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190114 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-27221
DESCRIPTION:   Eclipse OpenJ9 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow when the virtual machine or JNI natives are converting from UTF-8 characters to platform encoding. By sending an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195353 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14782
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190100 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38892
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics DQM API allows submitting of all control requests in unauthenticated sessions. This allows a remote threat actor who can access (without previous authentication) a valid PA endpoint to read and write files to the IBM Planning Analytics system. Depending on file system permissions up to path traversal and possibly remote code execution.
CVSS Base score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/209511 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-35517
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Commons Compress is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out of memory error when allocating large amounts of memory. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted TAR archive, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition against services that use Compress' tar package.
CVSS Base score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205307 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-36090
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Commons Compress is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-memory error when large amounts of memory are allocated. By reading a specially-crafted ZIP archive, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition against services that use Compress' zip package.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205310 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-2388
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the VM component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205815 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-2369
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Library component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205796 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Planning Analytics 2.0

IBM Planning Analytics Workspace 2.0

Remediation/Fixes

It is strongly recommended that you apply the most recent security updates:



IBM Planning Analytics Local 2.0.9.11

IBM Planning Analytics Local 2.0.9.11 is now available for download from Fix Central

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson 2.0.9.11 is now available for cloud deployments.

To schedule an upgrade to this release for either your non-production or production tenant, log a support case at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport.
 

IBM Planning Analytics Workspace 2.0.72

Download IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 72 from Fix Central 

Please note that this update also addresses the following Apache Log4j v2.x vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046 & CVE-2021-45105 . See References.

Remediation for IBM Planning Analytics with Watson - Planning Analytics Workspace has completed.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

11 Jan 2022: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 January 2022

UID

ibm16524704