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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2017.1059
Security Bulletin: IBM PowerVC is impacted by OpenStack Cinder, Glance, and
           Nova denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2015-5162)
                               28 April 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PowerVC
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-5162  

Reference:         ESB-2017.0455
                   ESB-2017.0173
                   ESB-2016.3067
                   ESB-2016.2889

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021976

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Security Bulletin: IBM PowerVC is impacted by OpenStack Cinder, Glance,
and Nova denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2015-5162)

Document information

More support for: PowerVC Standard Edition

Software version: 1.2.3, 1.3.0, 1.3.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: Standard

Reference #: N1021976

Modified date: 27 April 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

Malicious qemu-img input may exhaust resources in IBM PowerVC's Cinder,
Glance, and Nova services

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5162
DESCRIPTION: OpenStack Cinder, Glance and Nova are vulnerable to a denial
of service, caused by the failure to limit qemu-img calls by the image
parser. By using a specially-crafted disk image, a remote authenticated
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available disk
space.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118290 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

PowerVC Standard Edition 1.2.3.0 through 1.2.3.3
PowerVC Standard Edition 1.3.0.0 through 1.3.0.2
PowerVC Standard Edition 1.3.1.0 through 1.3.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

For PowerVC 1.2.3, update to 1.2.3 FP3 and then apply the IT20235 interim
fix from FixCentral:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/quickorder?product=ibm%2FOther+software%2FPowerVC&fixids=Security-Fix-1.2.3.3-PowerVC-RHEL-NOARCH-APAR-IT20235&source=SAR

For PowerVC 1.3.0, update to 1.3.0 FP2 and then apply the IT20235 interim
fix from FixCentral:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/quickorder?product=ibm%2FOther+software%2FPowerVC&fixids=Security-Fix-1.3.0.2-PowerVC-RHEL-NOARCH-APAR-IT20235&source=SAR

For PowerVC 1.3.1, update to 1.3.1 FP2 and then apply the IT20235 interim
fix from FixCentral:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/quickorder?product=ibm%2FOther+software%2FPowerVC&fixids=Security-Fix-1.3.1.2-PowerVC-RHEL-NOARCH-APAR-IT20235&source=SAR

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

Change History

27 April 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.

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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