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Published:

04 November 2015

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.2760
  Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager is vulnerable to a
                Cross-Site Request Forgery. (CVE-2015-1997)
                              4 November 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-1997  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21970140

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager is vulnerable to a 
Cross-Site Request Forgery. (CVE-2015-1997)

Document information

More support for:

IBM Security QRadar Vulnerability Manager

Software version:

7.2

Operating system(s):

Linux

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1970140

Modified date:

2015-11-03

Security Bulletin

Summary

Cross-Site Request Forgery found in QRadar Vulnerability Manager

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1997

Description: IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager is vulnerable to cross-site 
request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By 
persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote 
attacker could send a malformed HTTP request. An attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, 
and other malicious activities.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/103907 for the 
current score

CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined

CVSS Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Affected Products and Versions

 IBM QRadar QVM 7.2.n

Remediation/Fixes

 IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.5 Patch 5

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan 
Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato

*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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