Apache Commons Configuration could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when using the interpolation defaults. IBM Sterling Control Center uses Apache Commons Configuration and the issue has been addressed. [CVE-2022-33980]
DESCRIPTION: Apache Commons Configuration could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a flaw when using the interpolation defaults. By using a specially-crafted configuratrion, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or perform unintentional contact with remote servers .
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230563 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
|IBM Sterling Control Center||22.214.171.124 GA through to iFix07|
Fix / Remediation
IBM Sterling Control Center
126.96.36.199 GA through to iFix07
188.8.131.52 iFix08 Fix Central - 184.108.40.206
Workarounds and Mitigations
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14 Sep 2022: Initial Publication
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16 September 2022