Denial of service in Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud



Published: 2022-10-28
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-24839
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: #VU65486

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24839

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Centralized Third Party Jars (NekoHTML) component in Oracle WebLogic Server. A remote non-authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud: before 3.75-20221012-1015


CPE2.3
External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-liberty-for-java-for-ibm-cloud-is-vulnerable-to-a-denial-of-service-due-to-neko-html-cve-2022-24839/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6832378

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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