There is a vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server, used by IBM Spectrum Scale. This issue allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition.
IBM WebSphere Application Server is used to provide graphical user interface for managing Spectrum Scale. The command line interface (CLI) interface is unaffected by this issue.
DESCRIPTION: Google Guava is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper eager allocation checks in the AtomicDoubleArray and CompoundOrdering class. By sending a specially-crafted data, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142508 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
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 Spectrum Scale V126.96.36.199 thru V188.8.131.52
IBM Spectrum Scale V184.108.40.206 thru V220.127.116.11
For IBM Spectrum Scale V18.104.22.168 thru 22.214.171.124, apply V126.96.36.199 available from FixCentral at:
For IBM Spectrum Scale V188.8.131.52 thru V184.108.40.206, apply V220.127.116.11 available from FixCentral at:
If you cannot apply the latest level of service, contact IBM Service for an efix
- For IBM Spectrum Scale V5.0.0-18.104.22.168, reference IJ14957
- For IBM Spectrum Scale V22.214.171.124-126.96.36.199, reference IJ14956
To contact IBM Service, see http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/
Workarounds and Mitigations
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24 April 2019: Original version published
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Internal Use Only
PR - 130218 and Advisory id - 13952
24 April 2019