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HistoryJun 21, 2021 - 8:35 p.m.

Security Bulletin: IBM Bootable Media Creator (BoMC) is affected by vulnerabilities in libxml2

2021-06-2120:35:29
www.ibm.com
30

7.5 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

5 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

0.01 Low

EPSS

Percentile

81.5%

Summary

BM Bootable Media Creator (BoMC) has addressed the following vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:CVE-2020-7595
**DESCRIPTION:**The Gnome Project Libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in xmlStringLenDecodeEntities in parser.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175333 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2019-20388
**DESCRIPTION:**GNOME libxml2 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a xmlSchemaValidateStream memory leak in xmlSchemaPreRun in xmlschemas.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175539 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2019-19956
**DESCRIPTION:**libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory leak in xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/173518 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

The fix is downloaded automatically by BoMC in the background and is not independently accessible on Fix Central.

Remediation/Fixes

The fix is downloaded automatically by BoMC in the background and is not independently accessible on Fix Central.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

7.5 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

5 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

0.01 Low

EPSS

Percentile

81.5%