Remote command injection in IBM Watson Assistant for IBM Cloud Pak for Data



Published: 2022-09-15
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-23337
CWE-ID CWE-77
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM Watson Assistant for IBM Cloud Pak for Data
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU53202

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23337

CWE-ID: CWE-77 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary commands on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing templates. A remote privileged user can inject and execute arbitrary commands on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Watson Assistant for IBM Cloud Pak for Data: before 4.0.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-potential-vulnerability-with-node-js-lodash-module-3/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6476630

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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