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
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5258

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


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.


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Vulnerable software versions

IBM WebSphere Application Server: 6.4.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?