CVE-2020-4627 IBM Cloud Pak for Security RCE
Virsec Security Research Lab Vulnerability Analysis
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1.1 Vulnerability Summary
IBM Cloud Pak for Security 22.214.171.124 (CP4S) potentially vulnerable to CVS Injection. A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of csv file contents. IBM X-Force ID: 185367.
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1.2 CVSS Score
NVD Base score of this vulnerability is 9.0 Critical. CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.3 Affected Version
IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) - 126.96.36.199
1.4 Vulnerability Attribution
This vulnerability is reported by IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.
1.5 Risk Impact
IBM Cloud Pak® for Security is an open security platform that connects to the existing data sources to generate deeper insights and enables a user to act faster with automation. Whether the data resides on IBM or third-party tools, on-premises or multiple cloud environments, the platform helps to find and respond to threats and risks — all while leaving the data where it is. So, it can uncover hidden threats, make more informed risk-based decisions, and respond to incidents faster. Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to shutting down the Security of the entire organization itself and exposing it to external threats. A public domain exploit is not available.
1.6 Virsec Security Platform (VSP) Support:
The Virsec Security Platform (VSP)-Host monitors processes that are spawned which are not part of a set of whitelisted process. Any attempt to execute new command or unknown binary would be denied by VSP-Host’s Process Monitoring capability.
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