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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware affect IBM Cloud Pak System

Description

## Summary Multiple vulnerabilities were found in VMware, a bundling product shipped with IBM Cloud Pak System. IBM Cloud Pak System addressed applicable CVEs. ## Vulnerability Details ** CVEID: **[CVE-2020-3982](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-3982>) ** DESCRIPTION: **VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to a time-of-check time-of-use issue in ACPI device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the virtual machine's vmx process or corrupt hypervisor's memory heap. CVSS Base score: 5.9 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190040](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190040>) for the current score. CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N) ** CVEID: **[CVE-2020-3981](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-3981>) ** DESCRIPTION: **VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability due to a time-of-check time-of-use issue in ACPI device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to leak memory from the vmx process. CVSS Base score: 7.1 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190039](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190039>) for the current score. CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N) ## Affected Products and Versions Affected Product(s)| Version(s) ---|--- IBM Cloud Pak System| V2.3 ## Remediation/Fixes For unsupported versions the recommendation is to upgrade to supported version of the product. Vulnerabilities identfied in VMware ESxI. Cloud Pak System shipped new ESxI image in response to CVE-2020-3982, CVE-2020-3981, including CVE-2020-3992. For Cloud Pak System V2.3.0.1, V2.3.1.1, V2.3.2.0, V2.3.3.0, V2.3.3.1, V2.3.3.2, Upgrade to Cloud Pak System v2.3.3.3 and apply V2.3.3.3 Interim Fix 01 at [Fix Central](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=PureSystems&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+Cloud+Pak+System&release=2.3.3.3&platform=All&function=all>). For Cloud Pak System V2.3.3.3, Apply Cloud Pak System V2.3.3.3 Interim Fix 01 at [Fix Central](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=PureSystems&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+Cloud+Pak+System&release=2.3.3.3&platform=All&function=all>). information on upgrading available at <http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10887959> ## Workarounds and Mitigations For OpenSLP as used in ESXi has a use-after-free issue (CVE-2020-3992) consult [KB76372](<https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/76372>). ## Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to [My Notifications](< http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/einfo.html>) to be notified of important product support alerts like this. ### References [Complete CVSS v3 Guide](<http://www.first.org/cvss/user-guide> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) [On-line Calculator v3](<http://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) Off [VMSA-2020-0023.3](<https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0023.html>) ## Related Information [IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal](<http://www.ibm.com/security/secure-engineering/bulletins.html>) [IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog](<http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt>) [](<https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0023.html>) ## Acknowledgement ## Change History 14 July 2021: Initial Publication *The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin. ## Disclaimer Review the [IBM security bulletin disclaimer and definitions](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6610583#disclaimer>) regarding your responsibilities for assessing potential impact of security vulnerabilities to your environment. ## Document Location Worldwide [{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU025","label":"IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSFQWQ","label":"IBM Cloud Pak System"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"}],"Version":"2.3","Edition":""}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
ibm cloud pak system 2.3

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