ESB-2019.0756 - [Linux] IBM Cloud Private: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2019-03-11

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                               ESB-2019.0756
 IBM Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Private
          Vulnerability Advisor Kafka and Notification Dispatcher
                               11 March 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Cloud Private
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1000802 CVE-2018-17456 

Reference:         ESB-2018.3904
                   ESB-2018.3861
                   ESB-2018.3343
                   ESB-2018.2893

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10791567

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Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Private Vulnerability Advisor Kafka
and Notification Dispatcher

Product:             IBM Cloud Private

Software version:    3.1.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #:         0791567

Security Bulletin

Summary

Security Vulnerabilities affect IBM Cloud Private Vulnerability Advisor Kafka
and Notification Dispatcher

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1000802
DESCRIPTION: Python could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary commands
on the system, caused by a flaw in the shutil module (make_archive function).
By using a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability
to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
150593 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-2018-17456
DESCRIPTION: Git could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
system, caused by a flaw during processing of a recursive "git clone" of a
superproject. By using a specially-crafted file, 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/
150956 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cloud Private 3.1.1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Cloud Private 3.1.1 patch - Available in Fix Central

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

Change History

7 March 2019 - original document 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.

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