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Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution due to Apache Log4j (CVE-2021-44228)

Description

## Summary IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a component of IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository. Information about a security vulnerability affecting IBM WebSphere Application Server has been published in a security bulletin. ## 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 Principal Product and Version(s)| Affected Supporting Product and Version(s) ---|--- WebSphere Service Registry and Repository V8.5| WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 ## Remediation/Fixes Please consult the security bulletin: [Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Log4j affects WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2021-44228)](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6525706> "Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Log4j affects WebSphere Application Server \(CVE-2021-44228\)" ) for vulnerability details and information about fixes. ## Workarounds and Mitigations Refer to the security bulletin(s) listed in the Remediation/Fixes section ## 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 14 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":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSWLGF","label":"WebSphere Service Registry and Repository"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF002","label":"AIX"},{"code":"PF033","label":"Windows"},{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"},{"code":"PF027","label":"Solaris"}],"Version":"8.5","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB45","label":"Automation"}}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
websphere service registry and repository 8.5

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