Security Bulletin: Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms is affected by Open Source Apache Xerces-C XML parser Vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-0729)
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms is affected by Open Source Apache Xerces-C XML parser Vulnerabilities.
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
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
1 July 2016: Original Version Published.
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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