ESB-2017.1795 - [Linux] IBM InfoSphere BigInsights: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-07-21

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                               ESB-2017.1795
 Security Bulletin: Security vulnerabilities have been identified in Open
 Source Apache Hadoop that are dependencies for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
    (IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop) CVE-2017-3161, CVE-2017-3162
                               21 July 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Reduced Security     -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3162 CVE-2017-3161 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006252

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Security Bulletin: Security vulnerabilities have been identified in Open
Source Apache Hadoop that are dependencies for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
(IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop) CVE-2017-3161, CVE-2017-3162

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM BigInsights

Open Source Tools

Software version:

4.0.0, 4.1.0

Operating system(s):

Linux

Software edition:

Enterprise Edition, Quick Start Edition

Reference #:

2006252

Modified date:

19 July 2017

Summary

Security vulnerabilities have been identified in Open Source Apache Hadoop
that are dependencies for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights (IBM Open Platform with
Apache Hadoop) CVE-2017-3161, CVE-2017-3162

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-3161

Description: Apache Hadoop is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by
improper validation of user-supplied input by the HDFS web UI. A remote
attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the unescaped query parameter
in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within
the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based
authentication credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 6.1

CVSS Temporal Score:

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125387

for more information

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-3162

Description: Apache Hadoop could allow a remote attacker to bypass security
restrictions, caused by the interaction between HDFS clients and a servlet on
the DataNode to browse the HDFS namespace. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to bypass security restrictions.

CVSS Base Score: 5.3

CVSS Temporal Score:

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125388
for more information

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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


Affected Products and Versions

Principal Product and Version(s)     Affected Supporting Product and Version
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights 4.0, 4.1  IBM Open Platform 4.0, 4.1


Workarounds and Mitigations

Install IBM Open Platform with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop 4.2

Download site:
http://www.ibm.com/analytics/us/en/technology/hadoop/hadoop-trials.html

For installation instructions on how to install the IBM Open Platform with
Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop, see Installing IBM Open Platform.


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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


Change History

19 June 2017: 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

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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