Insecure dynamic library loading in IBM Cloud Automation Manager

Published: 2023-05-16
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-14271
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
IBM Cloud Automation Manager
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Insecure dynamic library loading

EUVDB-ID: #VU20969

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-14271


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a local user to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads NSS libraries in docker cp in an insecure manner. A local attacker can pass a specially crafted library file to the application and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.


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Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cloud Automation Manager: All versions

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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