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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Apache Log4j affect IBM App Connect for Manufacturing 2.0 (CVE-2021-44228)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities in Apache Log4j affect IBM App Connect for Manufacturing 2.0. An attacker who can control log messages or log message parameters can execute arbitrary code leading to Remote Code Execution (RCE) attacks. IBM App Connect for Manufacturing 2.0 has addressed the vulnerability.

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

App Connect for Manufacturing2.0.0.5 to 2.0.0.7

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by applying the patches listed in this table

 

 

Product

VRMFAPARRemediation/Fixes
App Connect for Manufacturing2.0.0.5 to 2.0.0.7IT39379
Interim fix for APAR (IT39379) is available from
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

14 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:
16 December 2021

UID

ibm16527736