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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Spectrum
Scale that integrates with Infosphere BigInsights
14 January 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Infosphere BigInsights
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Administrator Compromise -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2015-7456
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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM
Spectrum Scale that integrates with Infosphere BigInsights (CVE-2015-7456).
More support for:
IBM Spectrum Scale integrates with Infosphere BigInsights. Information about
a security vulnerability affecting GPFS / Spectrum Scale has been published
in a security bulletin.
Please consult the Spectrum Scale security bulletin for vulnerability details
and information about fixes.
IBM Spectrum Scale is affected by a security vulnerability (CVE-2015-7456)
Affected Products and Versions
Principal Product and Version(s) Affected Supporting Product and Version(s)
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights: 4.1 IBM Spectrum Scale V4.1.1
Please refer to the Vulnerability Details above for information regarding
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