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Security Bulletin: There is a vulnerability in moment.js used by IBM QRadar User Behavior Analytics (CVE-2022-24785)

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in moment.js used by IBM QRadar User Behavior Analytics(UBA). This vulnerabiliity is addressed in UBA by upgrading to a version of moment.js that resolves the issue.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-24785
DESCRIPTION:   Moment.js could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system, caused by improper validation of user supplied input. An attacker could send a specially-crafted locale string containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to switch arbitrary moment locale.
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:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
QRadar User Behavior AnalyticsAll


IBM encourages customers to update their systems promptly.

Upgrade to version 4.1.9.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

28 Sep 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
29 September 2022