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Published:

03 August 2016

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                               ESB-2016.1881
          Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to OS
                    command injection. (CVE-2016-2875)
                               3 August 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM QRadar
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-2875  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21988094

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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to OS command injection.
(CVE-2016-2875)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM Security QRadar SIEM

Software version:

7.1, 7.2

Operating system(s):

Linux

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1988094

Modified date:

2016-08-02

Summary

It is possible to inject a payload with OS Commands in QRadar which are run
as root on the host OS.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID:

CVE-2016-2875

Description:

IBM QRadar could allow an authenticated user to inject operating system
commands that would be executed with root privileges.

CVSS Base Score:

8.8

CVSS Temporal Score:

See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112837

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score:

*Undefined

CVSS Vector:

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products and Versions

 IBM QRadar 7.1.n

 IBM QRadar 7.2.n

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF 7.2.7
https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?parent=IBM%2BSecurity&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Security+QRadar+SIEM&release=7.2.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=7.2.7-QRADAR-QRSIEM-20160519230548&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=http

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.1 MR2 Patch 13
https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Security+QRadar+SIEM&release=7.1.0&platform=Linux&function=fixId&fixids=7.1.0-QRADAR-QRSIEM-1104593&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

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, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitryi Beryoza

Change History

29 July 2016

*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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