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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM HTTP Server affects
Netezza Performance Portal
15 January 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Netezza
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2017-7679
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM HTTP Server affects Netezza
More support for: PureData System for Analytics
Software version: 1.0.0
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 2008807
Modified date: 12 January 2018
IBM HTTP Server is used by IBM Netezza Performance Portal. IBM Netezza
Performance Portal has addressed the applicable CVE.
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a buffer overread in mod_mime. By sending a specially
crafted Content-Type response header, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to read one byte past the end of a buffer.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127420 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Netezza Performance Portal 1.0 - 22.214.171.124
To resolve the above reported CVE for IBM HTTP Server on Netezza Performance
Portal, update to the following IBM Netezza Performance Portal release:
Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Netezza Performance Portal 126.96.36.199 Link to Fix Central
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12 January 2018: Original version published
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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