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Security Bulletin: IBM BladeCenter Virtual Fabric 10Gb Switch Module is affected by vulnerabilites in libxml2

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Summary

Vulnerabilities in libxml2 have been addressed by IBM BladeCenter Virtual Fabric 10Gb Switch Module.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-5130
DESCRIPTION: Google Chrome is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by libxml2. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133570 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-16932
DESCRIPTION: Xmlsoft libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an infinite recursion issue in parameter entities. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to exhaust available memory on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135489 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15412
DESCRIPTION: Google Chrome could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free in libXML. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136046 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5131
DESCRIPTION: Google Chrome could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free in libxml. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115396 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Product

Affected Version

IBM BladeCenter Virtual Fabric 10Gb Switch Module

7.8

Remediation/Fixes

Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:  http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

 

Product

Fix Version

IBM BladeCenter Virtual Fabric 10Gb Switch Module
(ibm_fw_bcsw_24-10g-7.8.15.0_anyos_noarch)

7.8.15.0

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Lenovo Product Security Advisories

Change History

10 July 2018: Initial 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.

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Document information

More support for: System x Blades

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 0715837

Modified date: 10 July 2018


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