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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Privilege escalation vulnerability
affects IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2017-1122)
19 April 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Guardium
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2017-1122
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Security Bulletin: Privilege escalation vulnerability affects IBM Security
More support for:
IBM Security Guardium
8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2
18 April 2017
IBM Security Guardium contains a vulnerability that could allow a local
attacker with CLI access to inject arbitrary commands which would be executed
as root. IBM Security Guardium has addressed this issue
DESCRIPTION:IBM Security Guardium contains a vulnerability that could allow a
local attacker with CLI access to inject arbitrary commands which would be
executed as root.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Guardium V8.2
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 8.2 End of Service Sept 30 2016.
Full Extended Support customers must contact L2 support for more information
IBM Security Guardium 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_9.0p751&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc
IBM Security Guardium 10x 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_10.0p208&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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