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           A Security Vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Private -
                        Kubernetes (CVE-2019-11246)
                               22 July 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Cloud Private
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Create Arbitrary Files    -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Overwrite Arbitrary Files -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-11246  

Reference:         ESB-2019.2328

Original Bulletin: 

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A Security Vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Private - Kubernetes

Product:             IBM Cloud Private
Software version:    All Versions
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #:         0957893

Security Bulletin


A Security Vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Private - Kubernetes

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-11246
DESCRIPTION: Kubernetes could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories
on the system. By persuading a victim to use the kubectl cp command with a
malicious container, an attacker could replace or create arbitrary files on a
users workstation.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
162892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cloud Private 3.1.0, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.0


Product defect fixes and security updates are only available for the two most
recent Continuous Delivery (CD) update packages

  o IBM Cloud Private 3.2.0
  o IBM Cloud Private 3.1.2

For IBM Cloud Private 3.2.0, apply patch:

  o kubernetes

For IBM Cloud Private 3.1.2, apply patch:

  o kubernetes

For IBM Cloud Private, 3.1.0, 3.1.1:

  o Upgrade to the latest Continuous Delivery (CD) update package, IBM Cloud
    Private 3.2.
  o If required, individual product fixes can be made available between CD
    update packages for resolution of problems. Contact IBM support for

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

19 July 2019 - Original version published

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