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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty affects IBM Spectrum Scale packaged in IBM ESS ( CVE-2021-39031)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty, used by IBM ESS, which could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39038
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 9.0 and IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 22.0.0.2 could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim. IBM X-Force ID: 213968.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213968 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39031
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server - Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 22.0.0.1 could allow a remote authenticated attacker to conduct an LDAP injection. By using a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability and could result in in granting permission to unauthorized resources. IBM X-Force ID: 213875.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213875 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM ESS 6.0.0 - 6.0.2.5
IBM ESS 6.1.0 - 6.1.2.2

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

19 May 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:
23 May 2022

UID

ibm16589115