IBM Application Performance Management could allow a remote attacker to induce the application to perform server-side DNS lookups of arbitrary domain names.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Application Performance Management could allow a remote attacker to induce the application to perform server-side DNS lookups of arbitrary domain names.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/158270 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:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management, Advanced Private 8.1.4
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management, Base Private
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management, Advanced Private
The vulnerabilities can be remediated by applying the following 18.104.22.168-IBM-APM-SERVER-IF0008 or later server patch to the system where the Cloud APM server is installed: https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10874776
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Originally published 1 July 2019
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01 July 2019