ESB-2019.1227 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-04-10

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                               ESB-2019.1227
       IBM Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager
               is affected by an SQL Injection vulnerability
                               10 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service               -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1994  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10793871

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IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager is affected by an SQL Injection
vulnerability

Product:             InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:    11.5, 11.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:         0793871

Security Bulletin

Summary

An SQL Injection vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset
Manager.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1994
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to SQL injection.
A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could
allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end
database.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
154494 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:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager: versions 11.5, 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product              VRMF    APAR    Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Metadata  11.5    JR60421 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version
Asset Manager,                       11.5.0.2
Information Server                   --Apply InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager Security
on Cloud                             patch

InfoSphere Metadata  11.7    JR60421 For 11.7.0.0 and 11.7.0.1 installations:
Asset Manager,                       --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version
Information Server                   11.7.0.1
on Cloud                             --Apply InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager Security
                                     patch

                                     For 11.7.0.2 installations:
                                     --Contact IBM Customer Support

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

This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Pawel Gocyla.

Change History

30 January 2019: Original version published
04 April 2019: Published fix for 11.5

*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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