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Security Bulletin: Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms is affected by Open Source Apache Xerces-C XML parser Vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-0729)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms is affected by Open Source Apache Xerces-C XML parser Vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0729
DESCRIPTION:
Apache Xerces-C XML Parser library is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper bounds checking during processing and error reporting. By sending specially crafted input documents, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the library to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111028 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v9.0

Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v9.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 9.0 N/A Fix is available in 9.0.0 Fix Pack 7 on Fix Central.
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 9.5 N/A Fix is available in 9.5.0 Fix Pack 6 on Fix Central.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

1 July 2016: Original Version Published.

*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

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Document information

More support for: Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms

Software version: 9.0, 9.5

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1985363

Modified date: 07 December 2016