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Security Bulletin: Financial Transaction Manager is affected by a vulnerability in Apache log4j (CVE-2021-44228)

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Summary

A vulnerability was identified within the Apache Log4j library that is used by IBM Financial Transaction Manager to provide logging functionality. 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)Affected Version
Financial Transaction Manager for ACH Services and Check Services3.0.5.5 fix 1
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP)3.2.3.0 ifix 2
Financial Transaction Manager for Corporate Payment Services (CPS) 3.2.4.0 ifix 2
Financial Transaction Manager for Corporate Payment Services (CPS) 3.2.4.0 ifix 6
Financial Transaction Manager for Corporate Payment Services (CPS) 3.2.4.0 ifix 9
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.4.0 ifix 6
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.5.0 ifix 3
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.6.1 ifix 4
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.7.0 ifix 1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by applying the following interim fix for your release:

Note: See the section 'Related Information' below for dependencies.

Affected Product(s)Resolved by VRMFIssueFix download link
Financial Transaction Manager for ACH Services and Check Services 3.0.5.5 fix 13.0.5.5 ifix 21314193.0.5.5 ifix 2
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.3.0 ifix 23.2.3.0 ifix 2.11314193.2.3.0 ifix 2.1 (DP)
Financial Transaction Manager for Corporate Payment Services (CPS) 3.2.4.0 ifix 2 3.2.4.0 ifix 2.11314193.2.4.0 ifix 2.1 (CPS)
Financial Transaction Manager for Corporate Payment Services (CPS) 3.2.4.0 ifix 63.2.4.0 ifix 6.11314193.2.4.0 ifix 6.1 (CPS)
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.4.0 ifix 63.2.4.0 ifix 6.1 1314193.2.4.0 ifix 6.1 (DP)
Financial Transaction Manager for Corporate Payment Services (CPS) 3.2.4.0 ifix 93.2.4.0 ifix 9.11314193.2.4.0 ifix 9.1 (CPS)
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.5.0 ifix 33.2.5.0 ifix 3.11314193.2.5.0 ifix 3.1 (DP)
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.6.1 ifix 43.2.6.1 ifix 4.11314193.2.6.1 ifix 4.1 (DP)
Financial Transaction Manager for Digital Payments (DP) 3.2.7.0 ifix 13.2.7.0 ifix 1.11314193.2.7.0 ifix 1.1 (DP)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

07 Jan 2022: Updated to include ACH Services and Check Services v3.0.5.5 ifix 2
17 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:
07 January 2022

UID

ibm16527940