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Published:

15 September 2016

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                               ESB-2016.2181
   Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor is
     affected by Improper Authorization Vulnerability (CVE-2016-0239)
                             15 September 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Administrator Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0239  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21988999

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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor is
affected by Improper Authorization Vulnerability (CVE-2016-0239)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM Security Guardium

Software version:

9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1988999

Modified date:

2016-09-14

Summary

IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor could allow a remote
authenticated attacker to issue a specially HTTP request as administrator.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2016-0239

DESCRIPTION:

IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor could allow a remote
authenticated attacker to issue a specially HTTP request as administrator.

CVSS Base Score: 8.8

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110410

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 Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor V 9.0, 9.1, 9.5,

10.0, 10.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

                                                 VRMF  Remediation/First Fix
IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor  9x    http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%2BSecurity&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_9.0p700_GPU_September-2016_64-bit,SqlGuard_9.0p1086_LanguageUpdate_GPU-700_64-bit,SqlGuard_9.0p700_GPU_September-2016_32-bit,SqlGuard_9.0p1086_LanguageUpdate_GPU-700_32-bit&includeSupersedes=0&
IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor        http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%2BSecurity&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_10.0p100_GPU-May-2016-V10.1&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc
                                                 10x

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. Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

14/09/2016 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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