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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to authentication bypass. (CVE-2018-1612)

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Summary

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1612
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM QRadar Incident Forensics could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144164 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 - 7.2.8 Patch 11

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 4

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

The following technical note provides a mitigation for this vulnerability.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016816

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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

Acknowledgement

An independent security researcher, Pedro Ribeiro (pedrib_at_gmail.com), has reported this vulnerability to Beyond Security SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program.

Change History

06 June, 2018: First Publish

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2017062

Modified date: 06 June 2018