ESB-2019.0469 - [Linux] IBM Data Science Experience Local: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2019-02-14

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                               ESB-2019.0469
         Multiple security vulnerabilities have been identified in
                        IBM Data Science Experience
                             14 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Data Science Experience Local
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-10874  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0148
                   ESB-2018.3884
                   ESB-2018.2559
                   ESB-2018.2221

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10732191
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10720045

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) advisories.

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IBM Data Science Experience Local is affected by continuous traffic to a US
Softlayer server

Product:             IBM Data Science Experience Local

Software version:    All Versions

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #:         0732191

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Data Science Experience Local has addressed the following vulnerability.
After installing DSX Local, the cluster will try to reach out to an external IP
located on Softlayer in the US.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: Not Applicable
DESCRIPTION: No CVE description.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See Not Applicable for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Data Science Experience Local Affected Versions
IBM Data Science Experience Local          1.1.2
IBM Data Science Experience Local          1.1.3
IBM Data Science Experience Local          1.2.0
IBM Data Science Experience Local          1.1.1
IBM Data Science Experience Local          1.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

To get the fix for this vulnerability, download the latest release of IBM Data
Science Experience Local:

  o IBM Data Science Experience Local V1.2.1 Multiplatform English Only
    (CJ46CEN)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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A security vulnerability has been identified in Ansible shipped with Data
Science Experience Local

Product:             IBM Data Science Experience Local

Software version:    All Versions

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #:         0720045



Summary

Ansible is shipped as a component of Data Science Experience Local. Information
about a security vulnerability affecting Ansible has been published in a
security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-10874
DESCRIPTION: Ansible could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the system. By using a specially-crafted variables, an
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the
system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
145689 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)

Affected Products and Versions

   Principal Product and Version(s)         Affected Supporting Product and
                                                       Versions
IBM Data Science Experience Local 1.1.0 Ansible 2.5.4
IBM Data Science Experience Local 1.1.1 Ansible 2.5.4
IBM Data Science Experience Local 1.1.2 Ansible 2.5.4
IBM Data Science Experience Local 1.1.3 Ansible 2.5.4
IBM Data Science Experience Local 1.2.0 Ansible 2.5.4

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to the 1.2 release of IBM Data Science Experience Local. You can
download the latest release from Passport Advantage.

+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+
|Part Name                             |Part number                           |
+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+
|IBM Data Science Experience Local     |CNJE9EN.pdf                           |
|Enterprise Edition V1.2 Memo to Users |                                      |
|English Only                          |                                      |
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Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

10 August 2018: Original version published 27 August 2018: Updated remediation/
fixes 12 February 2019: Updated CVE details

*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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