ESB-2018.1016 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] IBM Netezza Host Management: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-04-05

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                               ESB-2018.1016
          Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Open Source Bind
                    affects IBM Netezza Host Management
                               5 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Netezza Host Management
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3145  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0722
                   ESB-2018.0356
                   ESB-2018.0253.2
                   ESB-2018.0220

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22014266

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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Open Source Bind affects IBM Netezza
Host Management

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: PureData System for Analytics
Host

Software version: 1.0.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2014266

Modified date: 04 April 2018

Summary

Open Source Bind is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host
Management has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3145
DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
use-after-free when improperly sequencing cleanup operations on upstream
recursion fetch contexts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability
to make named crash with an assertion failure.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
137694 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 Netezza Host Management 5.3.8.0 - 5.4.18.0

Remediation/Fixes

To resolve the reported CVE for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on PureData
System for Analytics N200x and N3001 platforms only, update to the following
IBM Netezza Host Management release:

+----------------------------------------+----------+-----------------------------------------------------+
|Product                                 |VRMF      |Remediation/First Fix                                |
+----------------------------------------+----------+-----------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Netezza Host Management             |5.4.19.0  |Link to Fix Central                                  |
+----------------------------------------+----------+-----------------------------------------------------+

The Netezza Host Management software contains the latest RHEL updates for the
operating systems certified for use on IBM Netezza/PureData System for
Analytics appliances. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Netezza Host
Management version to ensure that your hosts have the latest fixes, security
changes, and operating system updates. IBM Support can assist you with
planning for the Netezza Host Management and operating system upgrades to your
appliances.

For more details on IBM Netezza Host Management security patching:

  o Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Security Patching for IBM PureData System
    for Analytics appliances

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

4 April 2018: 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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