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Security Bulletin: IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution with IBM WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2021-23450).

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution with IBM WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2021-23450). This is used as part of the base image included in our service components. Please read the details for remediation below.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-23450
DESCRIPTION:   Dojo could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution in the setObject function. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/216463 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)
IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data4.0.0 - 4.0.6

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by upgrading.

Product(s)Version(s)
Remediation/Fix/Instructions
IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data 4.0.7 The fix in 4.0.7 applies to all versions listed (4.0.0-4.0.6). Version 4.0.7 can be downloaded and installed from: 
https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=installing-cloud-pak-data

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

15 Apr 2022: 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:
05 May 2022

UID

ibm16583149