Security Bulletin: BigFix Platform could allow a denial of service attack that crashes the BES Server
Denial of service sending a malformed packet
DESCRIPTION: BigFix Platform could allow an attacker on the local network to crash the BES server using a specially crafted XMLSchema request.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117697 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
BigFix Platform 9.0
BigFix Platform 9.1
|BigFix Platform 9.0 - To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.1.9 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.
Key 9.1 features:
• OpenSSL upgrade to 1.0.1
• LINUX installer improvements
• LDAP Groups support on WebReport
|BigFix Platform 9.1 - To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.1.9 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.|
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Vulnerability reported to IBM by Alberto Garcia Illera and Francisco Oca from Salesforce.com
20 December 2016: Original version published
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IBM BigFix Platform
Software version: 9.0, 9.1
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Software edition: Edition Independent
Reference #: 1996339
Modified date: 21 December 2016
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