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         A vulnerability in Apache Commons Compress may affect IBM
                        Cloud App Management V2018
                                3 June 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Cloud App Management
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11771  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2428

Original Bulletin: 

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A vulnerability in Apache Commons Compress may affect IBM Cloud App Management

Product:             IBM Cloud App Management
Software version:    V2018.2.0, V2018.4.0, V2018.4.1
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #:         0883280

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in Apache Commons Compress used by IBM Cloud App
Management V2018. IBM Cloud App Management has addressed the applicable CVE in
a later version.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-11771
DESCRIPTION: Apache Commons Compress is vulnerable to a denial of service,
caused by the failure to return the correct EOF indication after the end of the
stream has been reached by the ZipArchiveInputStream method. By reading a
specially crafted ZIP archive, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148429 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cloud App Management V2018.2.0
IBM Cloud App Management V2018.4.0
IBM Cloud App Management V2018.4.1


IBM Cloud App Management V2018 was updated to use a later version of Apache
Commons. Install IBM Cloud App Management V2019.2.0 to address these security
vulnerabilities. IBM Cloud App Management V2019.2.0 is available on IBM
Passport Advantage .

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

3 May 2019: Original version published

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