Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation



Published: 2022-06-21 | Updated: 2022-07-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 8
CVE-ID CVE-2021-44906
CVE-2022-22361
CVE-2020-11022
CVE-2020-11023
CVE-2021-44716
CVE-2022-21698
CVE-2022-29078
CVE-2021-43138
CWE-ID CWE-400
CWE-352
CWE-79
CWE-20
CWE-74
CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #3 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #4 is available.
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IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation
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Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 8 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU64030

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44906

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote attacker can trick the library into adding or modifying the properties of Object.prototype, using a constructor or __proto__ payload, resulting in prototype pollution and loss of confidentiality, availability, and integrity.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Cross-site request forgery

EUVDB-ID: #VU64527

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22361

CWE-ID: CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the HTTP request origin. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU27052

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11022

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the regex operation in "jQuery.htmlPrefilter". A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application that uses .html()</code>, <code>.append() or similar methods for it and execute arbitrary JavaScript code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU27519

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11023

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data when passing <option> elements to jQuery’s DOM manipulation methods. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary JavaScript code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) 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 Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU61599

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21698

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 within method label cardinality. 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 Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

7) Code injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU63903

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29078

CWE-ID: CWE-74 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when parsing data passed to "settings[view options][outputFunctionName]". A remote attacker can send specially crafted request to the application, perform server-side template injection and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Prototype pollution

EUVDB-ID: #VU62361

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-43138

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges within the application.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when handling data passed via the mapValues() method. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request and escalate privileges within the application.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation: 18.0.0 - 21.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6596915

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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