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Security Bulletin: DS8000 Hardware Management Console uses Apache Log4j which is subject to a vulnerability alert CVE-2021-44228.

Description

## Summary The DS8000 Hardware Managment Console leverages Apache Log4j CVE-2021-44228, which is subject to a vulnerability and may allow remote attackers to execute local code on the system. ## Vulnerability Details ** CVEID: **[CVE-2021-44228](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-44228>) ** DESCRIPTION: **Apache Log4j could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to protect against attacker controlled LDAP and other JNDI related endpoints by JNDI features. By sending a specially crafted code string, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to load arbitrary Java code on the server and take complete control of the system. Note: The vulnerability is also called Log4Shell or LogJam. CVSS Base score: 10 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/214921](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/214921>) for the current score. CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H) ## Affected Products and Versions Affected Product(s)| Version(s) ---|--- R9.1| 89.1x.0.0 R9.2| 89.2x.0.0 R8.5| 88.5x.x.x ## Remediation/Fixes IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now. All versions of the DS89000F and DS8880 are potentially impacted. Customers should either schedule Remote Code Load (RCL) via <https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-remote-code-load> or contact IBM support, and request that ICS CVE_2021_44228_v1.0 or CVE_2021_44228_v1.1 be applied to their systems DS8900F systems at release 9.0 are impacted and must upgrade to R9.1 or above * DS8900F systems below R9.1 SP 2 (89.12.8.0) must update to at least 89.12.8.0, and preferably to at least the recommend release (89.13.7.0 or 89.21.28.) before applying the ICS which updates the Log4j package to v2.17.0. * DS8880 systems below R8.5 GA2 - (88.50.184.0) must update to at least 88.50.184.0 and preferably to at least the recommended release (88.58.3.0) before applying the ICS which updates the Log4j package to v2.17.0. For the current recommended code releases, please see <https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ds8000-code-recommendation> ## 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>) ## Acknowledgement ## Change History 16 Dec 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":"BU058","label":"IBM Infrastructure w\/TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSHGBU","label":"IBM DS8900F"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF041","label":"HMC"}],"Version":"89.x.x.x","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}},{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU058","label":"IBM Infrastructure w\/TPS"},"Product":{"code":"ST5GLJ","label":"DS8880"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF041","label":"HMC"}],"Version":"88.x.x.x","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
ibm ds8900f 89.
ibm ds8900f .
ibm ds8900f .
ds8880 88.
ds8880 .
ds8880 .

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