IBM Cloud Private update for Golang



Published: 2022-04-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-44716
CVE-2021-44717
CWE-ID CWE-20
CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM Cloud Private
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Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU58824

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44716

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Private: 3.2.0 - 3.2.2 CD


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-security-vulnerabilities-affect-ibm-cloud-private-golang-cve-2021-44716-cve-2021-44717/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6574515

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU59042

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44717

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources when processing HTTP/2 requests. A remote attacker can send multiple HTTP/2 requests to the server and exhaust all available memory resources.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Private: 3.2.0 - 3.2.2 CD


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-security-vulnerabilities-affect-ibm-cloud-private-golang-cve-2021-44716-cve-2021-44717/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6574515

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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