An Apache Tomcat Vulnerability affecting Watson Speech Services has been fixed in the latest version of IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data 4.0.3
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory leak flaw in WebSocket connections. By sending a specially-crafted request using OutOfMemoryError, 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/211354 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
|IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data||4.0.3|
Download and install the newest deployment of IBM Watson Speech Services Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data to your ICP cluster. This deployment includes a Tomcat 9.0.54 upgrade containing the fix for this issue.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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07 Dec 2021: Initial Publication
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07 December 2021