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Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows is vulnerable to remote SQL execution due to PostgreSQL (CVE-2022-1552)

Description

## Summary There is a vulnerability in PostgreSQL used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows has addressed the applicable CVE. ## Vulnerability Details ** CVEID: **[CVE-2022-1552](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-1552>) ** DESCRIPTION: **PostgreSQL remote authenticated attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an issue with not activate protection or too late with the Autovacuum, REINDEX, CREATE INDEX, REFRESH MATERIALIZED VIEW, CLUSTER, and pg_amcheck commands. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary SQL functions under a superuser identity. CVSS Base score: 8.8 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/226521](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/226521>) for the current score. CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) ## Affected Products and Versions **Affected Product(s)**| **Version(s)** ---|--- IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 4.8.0.0 - 4.8.0.3_iFix046 IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 6.0.0.0 - 6.0.0.4_iFix053 IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 6.1.0.0 - 6.1.0.2_iFix045 IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 6.2.0.0 - 6.2.0.4_iFix007 ## Remediation/Fixes **Product(s)**| **Version(s)**| **APAR**| **Remediation / Fix** ---|---|---|--- IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 4.8.0.0 - 4.8.0.3_iFix046| [IT41129](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/IT41129> "IT41129" )| Apply [4.8.0.3_iFix047](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%20software&product=ibm/Other+software/Sterling+Connect%3ADirect+for+Microsoft+Windows&release=4.8.0.3&platform=All&function=aparId&apars=IT41129> "4.8.0.3_iFix047" ), available on Fix Central IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 6.0.0.0 - 6.0.0.4_iFix053| [IT41129](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/IT41129> "IT41129" )| Apply [6.0.0.4_iFix054](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%20software&product=ibm/Other+software/Sterling+Connect%3ADirect+for+Microsoft+Windows&release=6.0.0.4&platform=All&function=aparId&apars=IT41129> "6.0.0.4_iFix054" ), available on Fix Central IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 6.1.0.0 - 6.1.0.2_iFix045| [IT41129](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/IT41129> "IT41129" )| Apply [6.1.0.2_iFix046](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%20software&product=ibm/Other+software/Sterling+Connect%3ADirect+for+Microsoft+Windows&release=6.1.0.2&platform=All&function=aparId&apars=IT41129> "6.1.0.2_iFix046" ), available on Fix Central IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows| 6.2.0.0 - 6.2.0.4_iFix007| [IT41129](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/IT41129> "IT41129" )| Apply [6.2.0.4_iFix008](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%20software&product=ibm/Other+software/Sterling+Connect%3ADirect+for+Microsoft+Windows&release=6.2.0.4&platform=All&function=aparId&apars=IT41129> "6.2.0.4_iFix008" ), available on Fix Central For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product. ## 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>) ## Change History 12 Jul 2022: 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":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSRRVY","label":"Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF033","label":"Windows"}],"Version":"4.8, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB59","label":"Sustainability Software"}}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
sterling connect:direct for microsoft windows 4.8
sterling connect:direct for microsoft windows 6.0
sterling connect:direct for microsoft windows 6.1
sterling connect:direct for microsoft windows 6.2

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