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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Redis affect IBM Event Streams (CVE-2022-24736, CVE-2022-24735)

Security Bulletin


There are a number of vulnerabilities in Redis that is used by IBM Event Streams.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-24736
DESCRIPTION:   Redis is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference. By loading a specially crafted Lua script, a local authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a crash of the redis-server process.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2022-24735
DESCRIPTION:   Redis could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Lua script execution environment. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the potentially higher privileges of another Redis user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 3.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Event Streams10.0.0, 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, 11.0.2, 11.0.3


IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by upgrading

Upgrade to IBM Event Streams 11.0.4 by following the upgrading and migrating documentation.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

30 Sep 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
30 September 2022