ESB-2017.2478 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM PureApplication Systems: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-10-03

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                               ESB-2017.2478
 Security Bulletin: OpenSource GNU glibc Vulnerabilities which is used by
                IBM PureApplication Systems (CVE-2015-8776)
                              3 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PureApplication Systems
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-8776  

Reference:         ESB-2017.1881
                   ESB-2017.1253
                   ESB-2017.1191
                   ESB-2017.0753

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22009142

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Security Bulletin: OpenSource GNU glibc Vulnerabilities which is used by IBM
PureApplication Systems (CVE-2015-8776)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:
PureApplication System

Security

Software version:
2.1.0.0, 2.1.0.1, 2.1.0.2, 2.1.1.0, 2.1.2.0, 2.1.2.1, 2.1.2.2, 2.1.2.3,
2.1.2.4, 2.2.0.0, 2.2.1.0, 2.2.2.0, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.3.0, 2.2.3.1,
2.2.3.2

Operating system(s):
AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:   2009142

Modified date: 02 October 2017

Summary

A vulnerability in Open Source GNU glibc affects the PureSystems Managers
used by IBM PureApplication System.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-8776
DESCRIPTION:
GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a denial of service. By passing out-
of-range time values to the strftime function, a remote attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to cause a segmentation fault or obtain sensitive
information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110675
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:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.1.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.3
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.4
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.0.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.1.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.2.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.2.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.2.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.2

Remediation/Fixes

The PureSystems Managers. on IBM PureApplication System is affected. The 
solution is to upgrade the IBM PureApplication System to the following fix 
level:

IBM PureApplication System V2.2.0.0, V2.2.1.0, V2.2.2.0, V2.2.2.1, V2.2.2.2, 
V2.2.3.0, V2.2.3.1, V2.2.3.2
Upgrade to IBM PureApplication System V2.2.4.0. Contact IBM for assistance

IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.0, V2.1.0.1, V2.1.0.2, V2.1.0.0, V2.1.1.0, 
V2.1.2.0, V2.1.2.1, V2.1.2.2, V2.1.2.3, V2.1.2.4:
IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed version of the product. Contact IBM for 
assistance

Information on upgrading can be found here: 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27039159

Bluemix Local System is the evolution of the IBM PureApplication System 
Intel based offerings. 

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

Change History

October 2, 2017: Original document 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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