Denial of service in IBM Integration Bus and IBM App Connect Enterprise

Published: 2022-07-27
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-36518
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
IBM Integration Bus
Server applications / Other server solutions

IBM App Connect Enterprise
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61799

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-36518

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

IBM Integration Bus: -

IBM App Connect Enterprise: -

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?