Improper input validation in IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager

Published: 2023-01-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-39140
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU62511

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39140

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated user to a crash the entire system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Policy (XStream) component in Oracle Communications Cloud Native Core Policy. A remote authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability to a crash the entire system.


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Vulnerable software versions

IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager: before

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