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Security Bulletin: Rational Asset Analyzer is affected by two WebSphere Application Server vulnerabilities. (CVE-2021-23450, CVE-1999-0001)

Security Bulletin


WebSphere Application Server Liberty used by Rational Asset Analyzer is vulnerable to remote code execution due to Dojo. This has been addressed.

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: 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)

CVEID:   CVE-1999-0001
DESCRIPTION:   ip_input.c in BSD-derived TCP/IP implementations allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via crafted packets.
CVSS Base score: 0
CVSS Vector:

Affected Products and Versions


Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Rational Asset Analyzer (RAA) -


Apply the corresponding fix from FIX Central.  Note the release date of 2022/05/03

Windows VersionFix Central
z/OS VersionFix Central

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by upgrading.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

03 May 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
19 May 2022