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Security Bulletin: Log4JShell Vulnerability affects IBM SPSS Modeler (CVE-2021-44228)

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Summary

There is a vulnerability in the version of Log4j that was included in IBM SPSS Modeler. This vulnerability has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-44228
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Log4j could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to protect against attacker controlled LDAP and other JNDI related endpoints by JNDI features. By sending a specially crafted code string, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to load arbitrary Java code on the server and take complete control of the system. Note: The vulnerability is also called Log4Shell or LogJam.
CVSS Base score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/214921 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM SPSS Modeler18.3
IBM SPSS Modeler18.2.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by applying the following fixes.

Product VRMFAPAR          Fixes         
 IBM SPSS Modeler 18.3.0.0 PH4278218.3.0.0 - win64
18.3.0.0 - MacOS64
18.3.0.0 - Linux64
18.3.0.0 - zLinux64
18.3.0.0 - pLinux64
18.3.0.0 - Premium
18.2.2.018.2.2.0 - IFIX
18.2.2.0 - Premium

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

13 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:
15 December 2021

UID

ibm16527096