ESB-2017.3226 - [Linux] IBM QRadar: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-12-19

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2017.3226
                   Security updates for IBM QRadar SIEM
                             19 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM QRadar
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-6214 CVE-2017-5644 CVE-2017-1696
                   CVE-2015-8779 CVE-2015-8778 CVE-2015-8776
                   CVE-2014-9761  

Reference:         ESB-2017.3225
                   ESB-2017.2214
                   ESB-2016.0394

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011730
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011729
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011731
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011728

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

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Security Bulletin: Apache POI as used in IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to a
denial of service. (CVE-2017-5644)

PSIRT

Security Bulletin

Document information

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2011729

Modified date: 18 December 2017

Summary

Open Source Apache Poi Vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-5644
DESCRIPTION: Apache POI is vulnerable to a denial of service, cause by an XML
External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. By using a
specially-crafted OOXML file, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to consume all available CPU resources.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
123699 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

- - IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2 - 7.2.8 Patch 9

- - IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3 - 7.3.0 Patch 7

Remediation/Fixes

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.8 Patch 10

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.1 GA

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

18 December 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: OpenSource GNU Glibc as used in IBM QRadar SIEM is
vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities. (CVE-2014-9761, CVE-2015-8776,
CVE-2015-8778, CVE-2015-8779)

PSIRT

Security Bulletin

Document information

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2011731

Modified date: 18 December 2017

Summary

OpenSource GNU glibc Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-9761
DESCRIPTION: GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer
overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the nan function. By sending an
overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute
arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
111085 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-8778
DESCRIPTION: GNU C Library (glibc) could allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in hcreate and
hcreate_r. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an
out-of-bound memory access and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause
the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
111086 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-8779
DESCRIPTION: GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer
overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the catopen function. By
sending an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and
execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
111087 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

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 QRadar SIEM 7.2 - 7.2.8 Patch 6

- - IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3 - 7.3.0 Patch 7

Remediation/Fixes

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.8 Patch 7

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.1 GA

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

18 December 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: The Linux Kernel as used in IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to
denial service. (CVE-2017-6214)

PSIRT

Security Bulletin

Document information

Software version: 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2011728

Modified date: 18 December 2017

Summary

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

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-6214
DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
error in the tcp_splice_read() function. By sending a specially crafted TCP
packet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the
application to enter into an infinite loop and consume an overly large amount
of CPU resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
122320 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

- - IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3 - 7.3 Patch 7

Remediation/Fixes

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.1 GA

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

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

Change History

18 December 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 command injection.
(CVE-2017-1696)

PSIRT

Security Bulletin

Document information

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2011730

Modified date: 18 December 2017

Summary

The product passes unsafe user supplied data (forms, cookies, HTTP headers
etc.) to a system shell. This allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands on
the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1696
DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary commands on the system. By sending a specially-crafted request, an
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the
system.
CVSS Base Score: 9.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
134178 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

- - IBM QRadar 7.3 - 7.3.0 Patch 5

Remediation/Fixes

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.0 Patch 6

- - IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.1 GA

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

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

Change History

18 December 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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