2021-20424 | IBM Cloud Pak for Applications information exposure (XFDB-196309)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in IBM Cloud Pak for Applications 4.3 (Cloud Software). This affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-209. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:
IBM Cloud Pak for Applications 4.3 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system. X-Force ID: 196309.
The weakness was disclosed 07/14/2021. The advisory is shared at ibm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-20424 since 12/17/2020. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/18/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (196309).
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6
VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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NVD Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Information disclosure
Status: Not defined
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
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12/17/2020 CVE assigned
07/14/2021 +208 days Advisory disclosed
07/14/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/18/2021 +4 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.ibm.com/
CVE: CVE-2021-20424 (🔒)
Created: 07/14/2021 09:30
Updated: 07/18/2021 07:35
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