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Security Bulletin: IBM Netezza as a Service is vulnerable to denial of service due to Golang net package (CVE-2021-33194, CVE-2021-44716, CVE-2021-31525)

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Summary

Golang packages are used in IBM Netezza Software As A Service. Golang net sub module is vulnerable to denial of service. Vulnerability is addressed by upgrading Golang to version 1.17.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-33194
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an infinite loop in golang.org/x/net/html. By sending a specially-crafted ParseFragment input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202644 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-44716
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an uncontrolled memory consumption in the header canonicalization cache in net/http. By sending HTTP/2 requests, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/216553 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-31525
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in net/http. By sending a specially-crafted header to ReadRequest or ReadResponse. Server, Transport, and Client, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a (panic) denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202709 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-27918
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an infinite loop flaw when using xml.NewTokenDecoder with a custom TokenReader. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted XML content, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198075 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

ProductVersions;
IBM Netezza As A Service 11.2.2.1 - 11.2.2.2

 


Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now for affected versions listed by applying the fix.

ProductVersion Remediation/Fix/Instructions
IBM Netezza As A Service 11.2.2.3Link to Fix Central

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

 

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Change History

28 Jun 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:
28 June 2022

UID

ibm16599203