Improper input validation in IBM Security Directory Server



Published: 2022-09-16
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-5258
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM WebSphere Application Server
Server applications / Application servers

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU30113

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5258

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Cluster: Packaging (dojo) component in MySQL Cluster. A remote authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability to gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM WebSphere Application Server: 6.4.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-security-vulnerability-has-been-identified-in-ibm-websphere-application-server-shipped-with-ibm-security-directory-server-cve-2020-5258/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6474233

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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