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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Navigator container deployments are vulnerable to a remote execution vulnerability (Log4j)

Security Bulletin


IBM Content Navigator container deployments are vulnerable to a remote execution vulnerability. IBM Content Navigator has addressed the vulnerability as described below.

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: 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 Content Navigator3.0 Continuous Delivery


IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by upgrading.

ProductVMRFRemediation / First Fix
IBM Content Navigator3.0 Continuous DeliveryIBM Content Navigator container - ICN 3.0.9 LA 008, ICN 3.0.10 LA 004 / Task Manager container - TM 3.0.10 LA004, TM 3.0.9 LA008, 3.0.7 TM LA101.



Workarounds and Mitigations


For more information about how this vulnerability affects IBM Content Navigator, see this technote:

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Change History

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


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 December 2021