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Security Bulletin: IBM App Connect Enterprise Certified Container operator may be affected by CVE-2020-29510

Security Bulletin


The operator for IBM App Connect Enterprise Certified Container may be affected by CVE-2020-29510 if the operator is made to process XML

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-29510
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to correctly preserve the semantics of directives during tokenization round-trips in the encoding/xml package. By sending specially-crafted inputs, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause applications to behave in conflicting ways during different stages of processing.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.1-eus with Operator


App Connect Enterprise Certified Container 1.1 LTS

Upgrade the App Connect Enterprise Certified Container operator to version 1.1.2 EUS (available in CASE 1.1.2) or higher.


Note that the Continuous Delivery versions of the operator are not affected

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

06 Dec 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
20 December 2021