Deial of service in Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data



Published: 2022-12-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-36087
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU67186

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-36087

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input within uri_validate functions. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data: 4.0.0 - 4.5.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-ibm-watson-discovery-for-ibm-cloud-pak-for-data-affected-by-vulnerability-in-oauthlib/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6840933

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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