Fortinet Discovers IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook.
IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook arms analysts with multidimensional visual analysis capabilities so that they can quickly uncover hidden connections and patterns in data.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook by FortiGuard Labs. The vulnerability exists because the application fails to handle a crafted "ANB" file which causes an out-of-bounds memory access. It could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Feb 20, 2020
Users should apply the solution provided by IBM.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to IBM on February 3, 2020.
IBM confirmed the vulnerability on May 15, 2020.
IBM patched the vulnerability on May 15, 2020.
This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.