A vulnerability in Apache Solr (lucene) was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Information Server.
DESCRIPTION: Apache Solr could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper handling of XML external entity (XXE) declarations by the Solr config files. By persuading a victim to open specially-crafted XML content, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary files.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/145827 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: version 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.7
InfoSphere Information Server,
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 22.214.171.124
Workarounds and Mitigations
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16 October 2018: Original Version Published
19 October 2018: Corrected APAR number
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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Internal Use Only
19 October 2018