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Security Bulletin: Privilege escalation vulnerability affects IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2017-1122)

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Summary

IBM Security Guardium contains a vulnerability that could allow a local attacker with CLI access to inject arbitrary commands which would be executed as root. IBM Security Guardium has addressed this issue

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1122
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium contains a vulnerability that could allow a local attacker with CLI access to inject arbitrary commands which would be executed as root.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121174 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Guardium V8.2

IBM Security Guardium V9.0, 9.1, 9.5

IBM Security Guardium V10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

04/18/2017: Original 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Guardium

Software version: 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1997868

Modified date: 18 April 2017


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