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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
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
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-11771
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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
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.
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
3 May 2019: Original version published
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