ESB-2018.1592 - [Linux] IBM Security QRadar SIEM: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-05-25

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                               ESB-2018.1592
 Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM has released 7.3.1 Patch 4 in response
           to the vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown.
                                25 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Security QRadar SIEM
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5754 CVE-2017-5753 CVE-2017-5715

Reference:         ASB-2018.0116
                   ASB-2018.0030
                   ASB-2018.0002.4
                   ESB-2018.1429

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016636

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM has released 7.3.1 Patch 4 in response to
the vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown.

PSIRT

Document information

More support for: IBM Security QRadar SIEM
PSIRT

Software version: 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2016636

Modified date: 24 May 2018

Summary

IBM has released the following 7.3.1 Patch 4 for IBM QRadar SIEM in response
to CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715 and CVE-2017-5754

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-5753

CVEID: CVE-2017-5715

CVEID: CVE-2017-5754

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 3
IBM QRadar Risk Manager 7.3.0-7.3.1 Patch 3
IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 3
IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 3

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF/QNI 7.3.1 Patch 4

For IBM QRadar SIEM 7.1 IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version
/release/platform of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Please note in order to mitigate CVE-2017-5715 Spectre Variant #2, microcode
will need to be updated on all appliances along with the Kernel update that is
included in the QRadar Patch. Please see the links below for available
microcode updates.

For Lenovo Appliances, see:
Lenovo x3550 M5 and Lenovo x3650 M5

For Dell Appliances, see:
For Dell R630 and R730 appliances select your Operating System and Download
Version 2.7.1 BIOS

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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

23 May, 2018: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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