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  Vulnerability in Open Source Samba affects IBM Netezza Host Management
                                3 May 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Netezza Host Management
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Create Arbitrary Files   -- Existing Account
                   Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-3880  

Reference:         ESB-2019.1218

Original Bulletin: 

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Vulnerability in Open Source Samba affects IBM Netezza Host Management

Product:             PureData System for Analytics
Software version:    All Versions
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #:         0882842

Security Bulletin


Open Source Samba is used by IBM Netezza Host Mangement. IBM Netezza Host
Management has provided mitigation for the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-3880
DESCRIPTION: Samba could allow a remote authenticated attacker to traverse
directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted
"winreg_SaveKey" request to create a new registry hive file outside a Samba
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
159188 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

  o IBM Netezza Host Management -



Workarounds and Mitigations

Mitigation of the reported CVE CVE-2019-3880 on following platforms :

PureData System for Analytics N1001
IBM Netezza High Capacity Appliance C1000
IBM Netezza 1000
IBM Netezza 100
PureData System for Analytics N200x and N3001

Execute below steps using "root" user on both ha1/ha2 hosts

Step 1. Check if Samba module is installed in the host
[host]# rpm -qa | grep samba

Step 2. Check if Samba service is running
[host]# /etc/init.d/smb status

Step 3. If Samba service is running, stop the smb service
[host]# /etc/init.d/smb stop

Step 4. Backup the /etc/samba/smb.conf file
[host]# cp /etc/samba/smb.conf /etc/samba/smb.conf_backup

Step 5. Edit the /etc/samba/smb.conf and setparameter as below:

Either turn off SMB1 by setting the global parameter:
#============ Global Settings ==========

min protocol = SMB2


if SMB1 is required turn off unix extensions by setting the global parameter:
unix extensions = no

Step 6. Start the smb services using below command:
[host]# /etc/init.d/smb start

Note : If samba configuration file smb.conf is changed/modified in future,
please verify if above settings is changed. If changed please make sure to
mitigate this issue by following steps 2 to 6.

Change History

02 May 2019: Original version published

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