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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in min-dash affects IBM Process Mining [CVE-2021-23460]

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in min-dash that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. The code is used by IBM Process Mining. This bulletin identifies the security fixes to apply to address the vulnerability. [CVE-2021-23460]

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-23460
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js min-dash module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution in the set method. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Process Mining1.13.1


Remediation/Fixes guidance:

IBM strongly suggests the following:

Product(s)Version(s) number and/or range Remediation/Fix/Instructions
IBM Process Mining1.13.1

Upgrade to version 1.13.2

1.Login to PassPortAdvantage

2. Search for
M09PSML Process Mining 1.13.2 Server Multiplatform Multilingual

3. Download package

4. Follow install instructions

5. Repeat for M09PTML
Process Mining 1.13.2 Client Windows Multilingual




Workarounds and Mitigations

None Known

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Change History

19 Dec 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
18 January 2023