A security vulnerability in GO crypto affects IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Managed Services
DESCRIPTION: Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an input validation flaw in golang.org/x/crypto's readCipherPacket() function. By sending an empty plaintext packet to a program linked with golang.org/x/crypto/ssh, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a panic.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/219761 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)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Infrastructure Management||All|
Upgrade to IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management 2.3 Fix Pack 5 by following the instructions at https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-management/2.3.x?topic=upgrade-upgrading-fix-pack-5
Workarounds and Mitigations
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19 Sep 2022: Initial Publication
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21 September 2022