Security Bulletin: A Zookeeper Remote DoS vulnerability affects IBM BigInsights (CVE-2017-1213 )
A security vulnerability has been identified in Open Source Zookeeper that affects IBM BigInsights (IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop).
DESCRIPTION: IBM BigInsights Zookeeper when accessed behind a firewall where Jetty AdminServer is not available, could allow an authenticated user to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123853 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|Principal Product and Version(s)||Affected Supporting Product and Version|
|IBM BigInsights 4.1, 4.2, 4.2.5||IBM Open Platform 4.1, 4.2, 4.2.5|
Follow instructions for apply service patch on IOP cluster:
The specific patches for Red Hat version / IOP level are below:
IOP patches for RHEL 6:
IOP 4.1 https://ibm-open-platform.ibm.com/repos/IOP/rhel/6/x86_64/4.1.x/Updates/22.214.171.124_20170915/
IOP 4.2 https://ibm-open-platform.ibm.com/repos/IOP/rhel/6/x86_64/4.2.x/Updates/126.96.36.199_20170915/
IOP 4.2.5 https://ibm-open-platform.ibm.com/repos/IOP/rhel/6/x86_64/4.2.x/Updates/188.8.131.52_20170918/
IOP patches for RHEL 7:
IOP 4.1 http://ibm-open-platform.ibm.com/repos/IOP/rhel/7/x86_64/4.1.x/Updates/184.108.40.206_20170926/
IOP 4.2 http://ibm-open-platform.ibm.com/repos/IOP/rhel/7/x86_64/4.2.x/Updates/220.127.116.11_20170926/
IOP 4.2.5 http://ibm-open-platform.ibm.com/repos/IOP/rhel/7/x86_64/4.2.x/Updates/18.104.22.168_20170926/
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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This vulnerability was reported by Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.
02 October 2017: Original Version Published
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