Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis



Published: 2022-07-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2019-17571
CVE-2020-9488
CWE-ID CWE-502
CWE-295
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Log Analysis
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Deserialization of Untrusted Data

EUVDB-ID: #VU27960

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-17571

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data within the SocketServer class in Log4j. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary code on the target system,  if these is a deserialization gadget listening to untrusted network traffic for log data.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Log Analysis: before 1.3.7.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6606255

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Improper Certificate Validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU27487

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9488

CWE-ID: CWE-295 - Improper Certificate Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform man-in-the-middle attack.

The vulnerability exists due to the Apache Log4j SMTP appender does not validate SSL certificates. A remote attacker can perform a MitM attack, intercept and decrypt network traffic.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Log Analysis: before 1.3.7.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6606255

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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