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Vulnerability of SnakeYAML: external YAML entity injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious YAML data to snakeyaml, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, Db2 UDB, Notes by IBM, QRadar SIEM, RHEL.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/04/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 6198380, 6449664, CVE-2017-18640, FEDORA-2020-23012fafbc, KB0085481, RHSA-2020:4807-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-32101.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious YAML data to SnakeYAML, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
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This computer threat note impacts software or systems such as Fedora, Db2 UDB, Notes by IBM, QRadar SIEM, RHEL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness note.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 31: new snakeyaml packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 31: snakeyaml 1.26-1.fc31

HCL Notes: fixed versions for Open Source Dependencies.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.

IBM DB2: patch for included libraries.
A patch for each platform for versions 11.1 and 11.5 is indicated in information sources.

IBM QRadar SIEM: fixed versions for composants.
The following versions are fixed:
  QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.3 Patch 8: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Security+QRadar+Vulnerability+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=7.3.3-QRADAR-QRSIEM-20210427222138&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=http&source=SAR
  QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.4.2 Patch 3: https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Security+QRadar+SIEM&release=7.4.0&platform=Linux&function=fixId&fixids=7.4.2-QRADAR-QRSIEM-20210323172312&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=http

RHEL 8: new prometheus-jmx-exporter packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8.0-8.2: prometheus-jmx-exporter 0.12.0-6.el8
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