ESB-2017.1591 - [Linux] QRadar SIEM: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-06-26

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                               ESB-2017.1591
               IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to various CVEs
                               26 June 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           QRadar SIEM
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1234 CVE-2016-9972 CVE-2016-9738
                   CVE-2016-3697 CVE-2015-3631 CVE-2015-3630
                   CVE-2015-3627 CVE-2015-1843 CVE-2014-1912

Reference:         ESB-2016.2635
                   ESB-2016.1184
                   ESB-2015.2113
                   ESB-2015.1938

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004925
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004926
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004947
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004948

Comment: This bulletin contains four (4) IBM security advisories.

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM has weak password requirements. 
(CVE-2016-9738)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM Security QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2004926

Modified date: 23 June 2017

Summary

The product does not require that users should have strong passwords by 
default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9738

DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar does not require that users should have strong 
passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user 
accounts.

CVSS Base Score: 5.9

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119783 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 7.2.8 Patch 6

 IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 7.3.0 Patch 1

Remediation/Fixes

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.8 Patch 7

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.0 Patch 3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John
Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

19 June 2017: First Publish

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is missing HSTS header. (CVE-2016-9972)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM Security QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2004925

Modified date: 23 June 2017

Summary

The product is missing the HTTP Strict Transport Security header. Users can 
navigate by mistake to the unencrypted version of the web application or 
accept invalid certificates. This leads to sensitive data being sent 
unencrypted over the wire.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9972

DESCRIPTION: IBM Qradar could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive 
information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport 
Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive 
information using man in the middle techniques.

CVSS Base Score: 5.9

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120208 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 7.2.8 Patch 6

 IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 7.3.0 Patch 1

Remediation/Fixes

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.8 Patch 7

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.0 Patch 3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John
Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

19 June 2017: First Publish

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Security Bulletin: Docker and Python as used in IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable
to various CVEs.

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM Security QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2004947

Modified date: 23 June 2017

Summary

The product includes vulnerable components (e.g., framework libraries) that 
may be identified and exploited with automated tools.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3697

DESCRIPTION: Docker could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges 
on the system, caused by an error in libcontainer/user/user.go. By using a 
numeric username in the password file in a container, an attacker could 
exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the system.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113791 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2015-3631

DESCRIPTION: Docker could allow a remote attacker to bypass security 
restrictions, caused by the configuration of volume mounts to override files 
of /proc within a mount namespace. An attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability using specially-crafted images to specify arbitrary policies for
Linux Security Modules.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103094 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-3630

DESCRIPTION: Docker could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive 
information, caused by multiple read/write proc paths being writable from 
containers. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to modify the host 
and obtain sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 5.8

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103093 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-3627

DESCRIPTION: A symlink vulnerability in Libcontainer and Docker Engine 
regarding the file-descriptor being opened prior to performing the chroot 
could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system. An 
attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted Dockerfile
or image to gain elevated privileges on the system.

CVSS Base Score: 4.6

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103092 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-1843

DESCRIPTION: Red Hat docker package is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle 
attack, caused by the use of the --add-registry option. A remote attacker 
could exploit this vulnerability to perform downgrade attacks to obtain 
authentication and image data to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.

CVSS Base Score: 5.8

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/102670 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-1912

DESCRIPTION: Python is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper 
bounds checking by sock_recvfrom_into() function. By sending an overly long 
argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code
on the system or cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90931 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

 IBM QRadar 7.2.0 - 7.2.8 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.8 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John
Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

19 June 2017: First Publish

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting. 
(CVE-2017-1234)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM Security QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2004948

Modified date: 23 June 2017

Summary

stored XSS vulnerability in QRadar system v 7.2.8.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1234

DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This 
vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI 
thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials 
disclosure within a trusted session.

CVSS Base Score: 5.4

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123913 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 IBM QRadar 7.2.0 - 7.2.8 Patch 6

 IBM QRadar 7.3.0 - 7.3.0 Patch 1

Remediation/Fixes

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.8 Patch 7

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.0 Patch 3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Mohammed Shameem Shahnawaz

Change History

19 June 2017: First Publish

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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