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

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## Summary BM Bootable Media Creator (BoMC) has addressed the following vulnerabilities. ## Vulnerability Details ** CVEID: **[CVE-2020-7595](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=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](<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](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=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](<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](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=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](<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 ## 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 ## 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>) [Lenovo Product Security Advisories](<https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/home> "Lenovo Product Security Advisories" ) ## Change History 21 Jun 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":"BU009","label":"Systems - Server"},"Product":{"code":"HW19X","label":"Other xSeries"},"Component":"ToolsCenter","Platform":[{"code":"PF009","label":"Firmware"}],"Version":"All","Edition":""}]


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