ESB-2019.0779 - [Linux] IBM Cloud Private: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2019-03-12

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                               ESB-2019.0779
        IBM Security Bulletin: A Security Vulnerability affects IBM
                          Cloud Private Metering
                               12 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 -- Existing Account
                   Create Arbitrary Files          -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-10904  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0774
                   ESB-2018.3904
                   ESB-2018.2616

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10791591

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A Security Vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Private Metering

Product:             IBM Cloud Private

Software version:    3.1.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #:         0791591

Security Bulletin

Summary

A Security Vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Private Metering

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-10904
DESCRIPTION: glusterfs could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper validation of file paths in
the trusted.io-stats-dump extended attribute. By sending a specially-crafted
request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to create files and
execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
149295 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 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

09 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.

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