Log4j is used by IBM Cloud Pak for Data System 2.0 in openshift-logging. This bulletin provides a remediation for the reported Apache Log4j vulnerability, 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
IBM Cloud Pak for Data System 2.0 -
Openshift Container Platform 4
|220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerabilities now by applying following remediation
|Remediation / Fix
IBM Cloud Pak for Data System 2.0 - Openshift Container Platform 4
|Link to Fix Central
Please follow the steps given in release notes to apply above remediation.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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*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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19 January 2022