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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Shell injection in CLI 'support execute'
command affect IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2016-9974)
3 April 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Guardium
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2016-9974
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Security Bulletin: Shell injection in CLI 'support execute' command affect
IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2016-9974)
More support for: IBM Security Guardium
Software version: 9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #: 1997871
Modified date: 31 March 2017
IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor could allow a locally
authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor could allow
a locally authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the
system. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit
this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120250 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Guardium V9.0, 9.1, 9.5
IBM Security Guardium V10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2
Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Security Guardium 9x Contact support for further instructions
IBM Security Guardium 10x https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=10.0&platform=Linux&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_10.0p200_GPU_Nov-2016-V10.1.2&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc
Workarounds and Mitigations
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
03/31/2017: 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.
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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