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Security Bulletin: OpenSSL vulnerability affects App Connect professional v7.5.4.

Security Bulletin


OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2022-2068 is addressed in ACP v7.5.5.0, customer can migrate to this version without incurring any additional cost.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-2068
DESCRIPTION:   OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the c_rehash script. By sending a specially-crafted request using shell metacharacters, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the script on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
App Connect Professional  v7.5.4.0


ProductVRMFAPARRemediation/First fix
App Connect Professional7.5.5.0LI826517550 Fixcentral link

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

30 Jun 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
05 July 2022