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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.1036
  Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM
General Parallel File System and IBM Spectrum Scale shipped with IBM Smart
         Analytics System and IBM PureData System for Operational
                         Analytics (CVE-2016-0263)
                               28 April 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service    -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0263  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21981646

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM
General Parallel File System and IBM Spectrum Scale shipped with IBM Smart
Analytics System and IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics
(CVE-2016-0263)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

PureData System for Operational Analytics

Software version:

1.0, 1.1

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

1981646

Modified date:

2016-04-26

Summary

IBM General Parallel File System or IBM Spectrum Scale is shipped as a
component of IBM Smart Analytics System and IBM PureData System for
Operational Analytics. Information about a security vulnerability affecting
IBM General Parallel File System and IBM Spectrum Scale has been published in
a security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

Consult the security bulletin

Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Scale is affected by a security vulnerability
(CVE-2016-0263)

for vulnerability details and information about fixes.

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V3

IBM Smart Analytics System 7600

IBM Smart Analytics System 7700

IBM Smart Analytics System 7710

IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics V1.0 (A1791)

IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics V1.1 (A1801)

Remediation/Fixes

Principal Product                                           Affected Supporting Product and Version
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V3                          IBM Spectrum Scale V4.1.1
IBM Smart Analytics System 7600                             IBM GPFS V3.5
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700
IBM Smart Analytics System 7710
IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics V1.0 (A1791)  IBM GPFS V4.1
IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics V1.1 (A1801)

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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

Change History

26 April 2016: Original Version 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.

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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