The XML4J parser that is shipped with the IBM FileNet Business Process Manager
is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, which is triggered by malformed XML data.
The products that are listed below can be affected by security vulnerabilities reported to the Apache Xerces-J project:
· IBM FileNet Business Process Manager 4.5.1, 5.0.0/5.1.0
The following security vulnerabilities exist in the XML4J that is shipped with IBM Business Process Manager 4.5.1, 5.0.0/5.1.0
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85260
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Product: IBM Business Process Manager 4.5.1, 5.0.0/5.1.0 – including all fix packs
Apply the Following Fixes:
|Fix*||Component-VRMF||How to acquire fix|
|Contact IBM Support to obtain an interim fix if required.|
|5.0.0/5.1.0 GA FixPack||126.96.36.199-P8PE
Note: BPM 5.0 and BPM 5.1 are patched by the same 5.0.0.x patch streams.
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*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 Flash.
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