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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Manager OnDemand for IBM i is affected by a vulnerability CVE-2018-25032

Security Bulletin


There is vulnerability in Zlib used by IBM Content Manager OnDemand for IBM i. IBM Content Manager OnDemand for IBM i has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-25032
DESCRIPTION:   Zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory corruption in the deflate operation. By using many distant matches, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Content Manager OnDemand for i7.3


Fix is available on IBM i Site :

The IBM i PTFs for the issue is available for 7.3, and it can be loaded and applied independently.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

22 Sep 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
30 September 2022