IBM App Connect Enterprise and IBM Integration Bus are vulnerable to arbitrary code execution due to the node.js minimist module ( CVE-2021-44906). A mitigation has been provided for IBM Integration Bus. The latest fix packs for IBM App Connect Enterprise includes minimist 1.2.6
DESCRIPTION: Node.js Minimist module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution in setKey() function in the index.js script. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/222195 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM App Connect Enterprise||18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124|
|IBM App Connect Enterprise||126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52|
|IBM Integration Bus||10.0.0.0 - 10.0.0.26|
IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability/vulnerabilities now by applying the appropriate fix to IBM App Connect Enterprise
|Product(s)||Version(s)||APAR||Remediation / Fix|
|IBM App Connect Enterprise||184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11||IT41332||
This APAR is available in fix pack 18.104.22.168
|IBM App Connect Enterprise||22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199||IT41332||
This APAR is available in fix pack 188.8.131.52
|IBM Integration Bus||see section Workarounds and Mitigations|
Workarounds and Mitigations
IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability/vulnerabilities now by applying the appropriate action to IBM Integration Bus as outlined below
For IBM Integration Bus v10 V10.0.0.24 -V10.0.0.26 users can disable node.js
Refer to 'Disabling Node.js in IBM Integration Bus 10.0.0.24 and subsequent v10.0 fix packs'
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27 Jun 2022: Initial Publication
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28 July 2022