ESB-2019.0326 - [Appliance] IBM Netezza Host Management: Reduced security - Unknown/unspecified 2019-02-06

Printable version
PGP/GPG verifiable version

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA256

===========================================================================
             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.0326
           3RD PARTY obsolete version of SSH in even very recent
              security patches for the IBM Puredata appliance
                              6 February 2019

===========================================================================

        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
        ---------------------------------

Product:           IBM Netezza Host Management
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10869630

- --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

Security Bulletin: 3RD PARTY obsolete version of SSH in even very recent
security patches for the IBM Puredata appliance

Security Bulletin

Summary

Open Source OpenSSH is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host
Management has removed the obsolete version of SSH in the recent security
patch.

Vulnerability Details

It was discovered that IBM was shipping a vulnerable and obsolete version of
SSH in even very recent security patches for the IBM Puredata appliance
(formerly Netezza). The appliance software is Redhat -based (RH rpms), with a
couple of exceptions: openssl + ssh. Replaced the SSL + SSH rpms for RHEL 6
with RedHat's rpms.


Affected Products and Versions

  o IBM Netezza Host Management  5.3.5.1-5.4.23


Remediation/Fixes

To resolve the reported CVEs for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on following
platforms :

PureData System for Analytics N3001
PureData System for Analytics N200x

Update to the following IBM Netezza Host Management release :

+----------------------------+------+-----------------------+
|          Product           | VRMF |Remediation / First Fix|
+----------------------------+------+-----------------------+
|IBM Netezza Host Management |5.4.24|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


Workarounds and Mitigations

None.


Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Jarkko Teppo.

Change History

4 February 2019: 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.

- --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's
registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is
maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue
receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If
you do not know who that is, please send an email to auscert@auscert.org.au
and we will forward your request to the appropriate person.

NOTE: Third Party Rights
This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members.  As
AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control
over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice
contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or
organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's
site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences
which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in
this security bulletin.

NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin.  It may
not be updated when updates to the original are made.  If downloading at
a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly
from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current.

Contact information for the authors of the original document is included
in the Security Bulletin above.  If you have any questions or need further
information, please contact them directly.

Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from:

        https://www.auscert.org.au/bulletins/

===========================================================================
Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
The University of Queensland
Brisbane
Qld 4072

Internet Email: auscert@auscert.org.au
Facsimile:      (07) 3365 7031
Telephone:      (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417)
                AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours
                which are GMT+10:00 (AEST).
                On call after hours for member emergencies only.
===========================================================================
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967
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=e/JH
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

« Back to bulletins