ESB-2017.2511 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM Pure Application System: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-10-05

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                               ESB-2017.2511
 Security Bulletin: Open Source VMware Fusion Vulnerabilities in IBM Pure
     Application System (CVE-2017-4903, CVE-2017-4904, CVE-2017-4905)
                              5 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Pure Application System
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service               -- Existing Account
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-4905 CVE-2017-4904 CVE-2017-4903

Reference:         ESB-2017.0830

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22009145

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Security Bulletin: Open Source VMware Fusion Vulnerabilities in IBM Pure
Application System (CVE-2017-4903, CVE-2017-4904, CVE-2017-4905)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:
PureApplication System

Security

Software version:
2.2.3.0, 2.2.3.1, 2.2.3.2

Operating system(s):
AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:
2009145

Modified date:
04 October 2017

Summary

A vulnerability in Open Source VMware Fusion affects IBM PureApplication
System.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-4905
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple VMware products could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by uninitializing stack memory usage. A local attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123963
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:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-4904
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple VMware products could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary
code on the system, caused by uninitializing stack memory usage in XHCI
controller. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code on the system and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123962
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-2017-4903
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple VMware products could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary
code on the system, caused by uninitializing stack memory usage in SVGA. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the
system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123961
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)

Affected Products and Versions

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 V2.2.3.0, V2.2.3.1, V2.2.3.2

Upgrade to IBM PureApplication System V2.2.4.0. Contact IBM for assistance

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

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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