Improper input validation in Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud



Published: 2022-10-10
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-2163
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud
Universal components / Libraries / Programming Languages & Components

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU52449

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-2163

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to manipulate data.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Libraries component in Oracle GraalVM Enterprise Edition. A remote non-authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to manipulate data.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud: before 3.74-20220913-1224


CPE2.3
External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-vulnerability-in-ibm-java-sdk-affects-liberty-for-java-for-ibm-cloud-due-to-july-2022-cpu-plus-deferred-cve-2021-2163/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6827865

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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