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HistoryNov 30, 2022 - 10:26 a.m.

Security Bulletin: IBM Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data affected by vulnerability in Apache Commons Text [CVE-2022-42889]

2022-11-3010:26:27
www.ibm.com
17

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

0.972 High

EPSS

Percentile

99.8%

Summary

IBM Watson Discovery for IBM Cloud Pak for Data contains a vulnerable version of Apache Commons Text. [CVE-2022-42889] This has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:CVE-2022-42889
**DESCRIPTION:**Apache Commons Text could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an insecure interpolation defaults flaw. By sending a specially-crafted input, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/238560 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
Watson Discovery 4.0.0-4.5.3

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now.

Upgrade to IBM Watson Discovery 4.6.0

<https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/discovery-data?topic=discovery-data-install&gt;

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Affected configurations

Vulners
Node
ibmwatson_queryMatch4.0.0
OR
ibmwatson_queryMatch4.5.3

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

0.972 High

EPSS

Percentile

99.8%