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Security Bulletin: IBM Security QRadar Network Threat Analytics uses component Python Py with denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2020-29651)

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This product includes vulnabilities that can be exploited crafting input in the UI per the CVE. The fix updates the component to address the vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-29651
DESCRIPTION:   Python Py is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression in the component. By supplying malicious input to the blame functionality, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a compute-time denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Security QRadar Network Threat Analytics1.0.x


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Update to IBM Security Network Threat Analytics 1.1.0


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

15 Jul 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
16 September 2022