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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to Denial of service (CVE-2018-1647)

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Summary

The software does not properly restrict the size or amount of resources that are requested or influenced by an actor. This weakness can be used to consume more resources than intended.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1647
Description: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics does not properly restrict the size or amount of resources requested which could allow an unauthenticated user to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.50
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144650 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
 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 4

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 5

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 13 Interim Fix 1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

*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 Incident Forensics

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 0729705

Modified date: 03 October 2018