Denial of service in IBM App Connect Enterprise Certified Container



Published: 2022-09-06
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-33196
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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App Connect Enterprise Certified Container
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU54521

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-33196

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - 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 parsing archives. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted .zip file to the application, trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

App Connect Enterprise Certified Container: 1.0 - 1.5


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-ibm-app-connect-enterprise-certified-container-may-be-vulnerable-to-denial-of-service-via-cve-2021-33196/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6488895

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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