A vulnerability in Apache Log4j (CVE-2021-4104) has been identified that may affect IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data. Several components of IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data use Log4j to log diagnostic data unrelated to customer input. The fix below includes Log4j 2.17.
DESCRIPTION: Apache Log4j could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the deserialization of untrusted data when the attacker has write access to the Log4j configuration. If the deployed application is configured to use JMSAppender, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/215048 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data||4.0.0 - 4.0.4|
|IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data||1.2.0 -1.2.1 (Cloud Pak 3.5)|
|IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data||4.0.0 - 4.0.4||
v4.0.5 For Text to Speech:
v4.0.5 For Speech to Text:
|IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data||1.2.0 -1.2.1 (Cloud Pak 3.5)||None available. Please install v4.0.5|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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26 January 2022