ESB-2018.2720.2 - UPDATE [Linux][Virtual] IBM QRadar SIEM: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2018-10-04

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                              ESB-2018.2720.2
           IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to OS Command Injection
                              4 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM QRadar SIEM
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Virtualisation
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1571  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10729701

Revision History:  October    4 2018: Updated with note about patch levels
                   September 12 2018: Initial Release

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to OS Command Injection
(CVE-2018-1571) (Updated 9/12/2018)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 0729701

Modified date: 03 October 2018

Summary

User-supplied data may be passed to a system shell. Attackers could execute
arbitrary commands on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1571
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: 8.80
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
143121 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 4

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 5

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 13 Interim Fix 1

NOTE: QRadar administrators who want to install 7.2.8 Patch 13 Interim Fix 1
should be aware that you must first be at QRadar 7.2.8 Patch 13 before you can
update to Interim Fix 1. Interim fixes can only be applied to a specific patch
level and you might be required to update to a minimum version before you can
install an interim fix to your QRadar deployment. For a full list of QRadar
software, see: https://ibm.biz/qradarsoftware.

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

*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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