Code Injection in IBM Rational Business Developer



Published: 2022-09-14
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-2161
CWE-ID CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Rational Business Developer (RBD)
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Code Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU52448

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-2161

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the java.lang.ProcessBuilder API on the Windows platform. A remote attacker can manipulate the Process command line and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Rational Business Developer (RBD): All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-vulnerability-in-ibm-java-sdk-and-ibm-java-runtime-affects-rational-business-developer-5/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6484663

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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