Code Injection in IBM Integration Bus and IBM App Connect Enterpise

Published: 2022-09-19
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-2161
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
IBM Integration Bus
Server applications / Other server solutions

IBM App Connect Enterprise
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


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-2161

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

Exploit availability: No


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.


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Vulnerable software versions

IBM Integration Bus: -

IBM App Connect Enterprise: -

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?