ESB-2018.3742.3 - UPDATE [Linux] IBM QRadar: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-12-05

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                              ESB-2018.3742.3
                   IBM QRadar receives security updates
                              5 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM QRadar
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise                -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Privileged Data         -- Existing Account            
                   Create Arbitrary Files         -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Denial of Service              -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting           -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Confidential Data       -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1000199 CVE-2018-10675 CVE-2018-8897
                   CVE-2018-7566 CVE-2018-5390 CVE-2018-3693
                   CVE-2018-3665 CVE-2018-3646 CVE-2018-3620
                   CVE-2018-1730 CVE-2018-1091 CVE-2018-1087
                   CVE-2018-1068 CVE-2017-16939 CVE-2017-1622

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10742755
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10742741
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10742713
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10742719
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10742723
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10742729

Comment: This bulletin contains six (6) IBM security advisories.

Revision History:  December 5 2018: Added JRE advisory
                   December 4 2018: Added Tomcat and XSS advisories
                   December 3 2018: Initial Release

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Security Bulletin: kernel update in QRadar

Document information
Software version: 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742755
Modified date: 30 November 2018

Summary

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

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-16939
Description: Linux Kernel could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system, caused by an use-after-free in the Netlink socket
subsystem XFRM. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to gain privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 9.80
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
135317 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1000199
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
ptrace() error handling flaw. By invoking the modify_user_hw_breakpoint()
function, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the kernel
to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.20
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142654 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-10675
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
use-after-free in the do_get_mempolicy function in mm/mempolicy.c. By using
specially crafted system calls, a local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.20
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142895 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1068
Description: Linux Kernel could allow a local authenticated attacker to gain
elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the implementation of
32 bit syscall interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain
root privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140403 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1087
Description: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system, caused by the improper handling of exceptions
delivered after a stack switch operation using the MOV to SS and POP SS
instructions by the KVM hypervisor. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to gain elevated privileges or cause the guest to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 8.40
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142976 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1091
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
missing processor feature check in the flush_tmregs_to_thread function. A local
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the guest kernel to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.20
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-3620
Description: Multiple Intel CPU's could allow a local attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the CPU speculative branch
instruction execution feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel
attacks and via a terminal page fault, an attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to leak information residing in the L1 data cache and read data
belonging to different security contexts. Note: This vulnerability is also
known as the "L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF)" or "Foreshadow" attack.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148318 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-3646
Description: Multiple Intel CPU's could allow a local attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the CPU speculative branch
instruction execution feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel
attacks and via a terminal page fault, an attacker with guest OS privilege
could exploit this vulnerability to leak information residing in the L1 data
cache and read data belonging to different security contexts.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148319 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-3665
Description: Intel Core-based microprocessors could allow a local attacker to
obtain sensitive information, caused by utilizing the Lazy FP state restore
technique for floating point state when context switching between application
processes. By conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks, an attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to determine register values of other processes.
Note: This vulnerability is known as LazyFP.
CVSS Base Score: 4.30
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
144757 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

CVEID: CVE-2018-3693
Description: Intel Haswell Xeon, AMD PRO and ARM Cortex A57 CPUs could allow a
local authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a
bounds check bypass in the CPU speculative branch instruction execution
feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks, an attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to cross the syscall boundary and read data from the
CPU virtual memory.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146191 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-5390
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
error in the tcp_collapse_ofo_queue() and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() functions. By
sending specially crafted packets within ongoing TCP sessions, a remote
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.50
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
147950 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

CVEID: CVE-2018-7566
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by
improper bounds checking by user-supplied input. By using an
SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq, a local
authenticated attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on
the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.80
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141112 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-8897
Description: Multiple operating systems could allow a local authenticated
attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by developer
interpretation of hardware debug exception documentation for the MOV to SS and
POP SS instructions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using
operating system APIs to obtain sensitive memory information or control
low-level operating system functions and other unexpected behavior.
CVSS Base Score: 7.00
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142242 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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Security Bulletin: QRadar patches XXE

Document information
Software version: 7.2, 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742741
Modified date: 30 November 2018

Summary

The product does not disable external XML Entity Processsing which can lead to
information disclosure and denial of service attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1730
Description: IBM QRadar is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE)
attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
147709 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:N/A:L
 
Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 14

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John
Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza, Vincent Dragnea, Matt
McCarty

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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Security Bulletin: QRadar patches MITM

Document information
Software version: 7.2.8, 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742713
Modified date: 30 November 2018

Summary

The software does not validate, or incorrectly validates, a certificate.This
weakness might allow an attacker to spoof a trusted entity by using a
man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. The software might connect to a malicious host
while believing it is a trusted host, or the software might be deceived into
accepting spoofed data that appears to originate from a trusted host.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1622
Description: IBM QRadar does not validate, or incorrectly validates, a
certificate. This weakness might allow an attacker to spoof a trusted entity by
using a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.
CVSS Base Score: 3.70
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
133120 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:N/A:N
 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 14

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John
Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza, Vincent Dragnea, Matt
McCarty

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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Security Bulletin: Apache Tomcat as used in IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to
publicly disclosed vulnerability. (CVE-2018-8034, CVE-2018-8037)

Document information
Software version: 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742719
Modified date: 03 December 2018

Summary

Publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-8034
Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security
restrictions, caused by a missing host name verification when using TLS with
the WebSocket client. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass
security constraints to access restricted resources.
CVSS Base Score: 3.70
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
147211 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-8037
Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by the improper handling of NIO/NIO2 connectors closures.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to reuse user sessions in a new
connection.
CVSS Base Score: 5.30
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
147212 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:N
 
Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting
(CVE-2018-1728)

Document information
Software version: 7.2, 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742723
Modified date: 03 December 2018

Summary

The product allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus
altering the intended functionality and allowing spoofing attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1728
Description: IBM QRadar is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This
vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI
thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials
disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.40
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
147707 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
 
Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 14

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John
Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza, Vincent Dragnea, Matt
McCarty

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to Using Components with Known
Vulnerabilities

Document information
Software version: 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742755
Modified date: 03 December 2018

Summary

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

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-16939
Description: Linux Kernel could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system, caused by an use-after-free in the Netlink socket
subsystem XFRM. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to gain privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 9.80
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
135317 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1000199
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
ptrace() error handling flaw. By invoking the modify_user_hw_breakpoint()
function, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the kernel
to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.20
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142654 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-10675
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
use-after-free in the do_get_mempolicy function in mm/mempolicy.c. By using
specially crafted system calls, a local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.20
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142895 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1068
Description: Linux Kernel could allow a local authenticated attacker to gain
elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the implementation of
32 bit syscall interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain
root privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140403 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1087
Description: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system, caused by the improper handling of exceptions
delivered after a stack switch operation using the MOV to SS and POP SS
instructions by the KVM hypervisor. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to gain elevated privileges or cause the guest to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 8.40
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142976 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1091
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
missing processor feature check in the flush_tmregs_to_thread function. A local
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the guest kernel to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.20
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-3620
Description: Multiple Intel CPU's could allow a local attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the CPU speculative branch
instruction execution feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel
attacks and via a terminal page fault, an attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to leak information residing in the L1 data cache and read data
belonging to different security contexts. Note: This vulnerability is also
known as the "L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF)" or "Foreshadow" attack.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148318 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-3646
Description: Multiple Intel CPU's could allow a local attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the CPU speculative branch
instruction execution feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel
attacks and via a terminal page fault, an attacker with guest OS privilege
could exploit this vulnerability to leak information residing in the L1 data
cache and read data belonging to different security contexts.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148319 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-3665
Description: Intel Core-based microprocessors could allow a local attacker to
obtain sensitive information, caused by utilizing the Lazy FP state restore
technique for floating point state when context switching between application
processes. By conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks, an attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to determine register values of other processes.
Note: This vulnerability is known as LazyFP.
CVSS Base Score: 4.30
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
144757 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

CVEID: CVE-2018-3693
Description: Intel Haswell Xeon, AMD PRO and ARM Cortex A57 CPUs could allow a
local authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a
bounds check bypass in the CPU speculative branch instruction execution
feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks, an attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to cross the syscall boundary and read data from the
CPU virtual memory.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146191 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-5390
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
error in the tcp_collapse_ofo_queue() and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() functions. By
sending specially crafted packets within ongoing TCP sessions, a remote
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.50
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
147950 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

CVEID: CVE-2018-7566
Description: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by
improper bounds checking by user-supplied input. By using an
SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq, a local
authenticated attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on
the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.80
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141112 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-8897
Description: Multiple operating systems could allow a local authenticated
attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by developer
interpretation of hardware debug exception documentation for the MOV to SS and
POP SS instructions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using
operating system APIs to obtain sensitive memory information or control
low-level operating system functions and other unexpected behavior.
CVSS Base Score: 7.00
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
142242 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK and IBM Java
Runtime affect IBM QRadar SIEM

Document information
Software version: 7.2, 7.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0742729
Modified date: 04 December 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition,
Version 8 and IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 8 used by IBM QRadar SIEM.
IBM QRadar SIEM has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-12539
Description: Eclipse OpenJ9 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the use of Java
Attach API to connect to an Eclipse OpenJ9 or IBM JVM on the same machine and
use Attach API operations to only the process owner. An attacker could exploit
this vulnerability to execute untrusted native code and gain elevated
privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.40
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148389 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1517
Description: A flaw in the java.math component in IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition may allow an attacker to inflict a denial-of-service attack with
specially crafted String data.
CVSS Base Score: 5.90
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141681 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

CVEID: CVE-2018-1656
Description: The IBM Java Runtime Environment's Diagnostic Tooling Framework
for Java (DTFJ) does not protect against path traversal attacks when extracting
compressed dump files.
CVSS Base Score: 7.40
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
144882 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

CVEID: CVE-2018-2952
Description: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Concurrency component could allow an
unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low
availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.70
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146815 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
 
Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 14

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

30 November 2018: First Publish

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