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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in the jackson-databind component affects IBM Event Streams

Security Bulletin


This security vulnerability affects the jackson-databind component that is used by IBM Event Streams.

Vulnerability Details

IBM X-Force ID:   217968
DESCRIPTION:   FasterXML jackson-databind is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when using JDK serialization to serialize and deserialize JsonNode values. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Event Streams

10.0.0, 10.1.0, 10.2.0-eus, 10.2.1-eus, 10.3.0, 10.3.1, 10.4.0, 10.5.0, 11.0.0, 11.0.1


IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by upgrading

Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 11.0.2 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

12 Jul 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
15 July 2022