OpenSSL is vulnerable to a command injection due to improper user validation in the c_rehash script as described in the vulnerability details section. IBM i has addressed the vulnerability in OpenSSL with a fix as described in the remediation/fixes section.
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the c_rehash script. By sending a specially-crafted request using shell metacharacters, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the script on the system.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/225619 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM i Release
|PTF Download Link
|7.4, 7.3, 7.2
Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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28 June 2022