ESB-2018.1020 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] IBM PureApplication System: Access confidential data - Existing account 2018-04-05

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                               ESB-2018.1020
 Security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Spectrum Scale which is
 used by IBM PureApplication Systems/Service (CVE-2017-1654) (2018.04.04)
                               5 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PureApplication System
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1654  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0848
                   ESB-2018.0084
                   ESB-2018.0018
                   ESB-2017.3212

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015239

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Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Spectrum
Scale which is used by IBM PureApplication Systems/Service (CVE-2017-1654)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: PureApplication System
Security

Software version: 2.2.2.0, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.3.0, 2.2.3.1, 2.2.3.2,
2.2.4.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 2015239

Modified date: 04 April 2018

Summary

A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Spectrum Scale that could
allow a local user access to other users data in dump files.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1654
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale 4.1.1, 4.2.0, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, and 5.0.0
could allow a local unprivileged user access to information located in dump
files. User data could be sent to IBM during service engagements. IBM X-Force
ID: 133378.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
133378 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

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
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.4.0

Remediation/Fixes

The solution is to upgrade the IBM PureApplication System to the following fix
level:

IBM PureApplication 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, V2.2.4.0

  o Upgrade to IBM PureApplication V2.2.5.0. Contact IBM for assistance.

PureApplication Software:
Linux:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&
product=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&
function=fixId&fixids=pureappsw_content_2250&includeRequisites=1&
includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

PureApplication System:
AIX
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&
product=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&
function=fixId&fixids=Group_Content_PureApplicationSystem_2.2.5.0_Power&
includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Linux
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&
product=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&
function=fixId&fixids=Group_Content_PureApplicationSystem_2.2.5.0_Intel&
includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Intel
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&
product=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&
function=fixId&fixids=Group_Base_RedHat_PureApplicationSystem_2.2.5.0_Intel&
includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

April 2, 2018: 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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