There is a vulnerability in the Apache Log4j open source library. The library is used by the IBM Event Streams.
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 Event Streams||2019.4.1, 2019.4.2, 2019.4.3, 2019.4.4|
|IBM Event Streams||10.0.0, 10.1.0, 10.2.0, 10.3.0, 10.3.1, 10.4.0|
IBM Event Streams (Helm-based releases)
- Download the 2019.4.5 release from IBM Fix Central.
- Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 2019.4.5 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.
IBM Event Streams (Continuous Delivery)
- Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 10.5.0 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.
IBM Event Streams (Extended Update Support)
- Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 10.2.1 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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15 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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21 December 2021