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               IBM i Clustering is affected by CVE-2019-4381
                               14 June 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM i
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  IBM i
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4381  

Original Bulletin: 

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IBM i Clustering is affected by CVE-2019-4381

Product:             IBM i
Software version:    7.2,7.3
Operating system(s): IBM i
Reference #:         0887369

Security Bulletin


IBM i Clustering is vulnerable to this security vulnerability. IBM i has
addressed this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4381
DESCRIPTION: IBM i Clustering could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by the use of advanced node failure detection using the
REST API to interface with the HMC. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to obtain HMC credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
162159 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Releases 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are affected.


The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to IBM i.
Releases 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed.

The IBM i PTF numbers are:

Release 7.2 - SI70171
Release 7.3 - SI70170


Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of
affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

12 June 2019: Original Version Published

       Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
 Array            IBM i    7.2
 Array            IBM i    7.3

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