SQL injection in IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog on Cloud Pak for Data

Published: 2023-09-27
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-41731
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog in Cloud Pak for Data
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU81225

Risk: Critical


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41731


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog in Cloud Pak for Data: before 4.6.0

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links


Q & A

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