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Security Bulletin: Resilient App Host uses higher permissions than required for containers hosted on it.

Security Bulletin


Resilient App Host uses higher permissions than required for containers hosted on it which may be exploited by a malicious application.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29802
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security SOAR performs an operation at a privilege level that is higher than the minimum level required, which creates new weaknesses or amplifies the consequences of other weaknesses.
CVSS Base score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Resilient OnPremIBM Security SOAR


Users must upgrade to v1.6.1 or higher of IBM Resilient App Host in order to obtain a fix for this vulnerability. You can upgrade the platform and apply the security updates by following the instructions in the "Upgrade the App Host" section in the IBM Documentation

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Rodney Ryan, John Zuccato, Chris Shepherd, Troy Fisher, Vincent Dragnea, Nathan Roane, Gabor Minyo, and Geoffrey Owden from the IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team

Change History

18 Aug 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
19 August 2021