Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in the IBM FlashSystem models 840 and 900
There is a vulnerability to which the FlashSystem™ 840 and FlashSystem 900 are susceptible. An exploit of this vulnerability could make the system subject to an attack allowing an escalation of privilege. Only systems with 1.4 firmware installed are vulnerable.
DESCRIPTION: IBM FlashSystem product allows a specially crafted attack to gain administrative control or to deny service.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/150296 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
FlashSystem 840 machine type and models (MTMs) affected include 9840-AE1 and 9843-AE1
FlashSystem 900 MTMs affected include 9840-AE2 and 9843-AE2.
FlashSystem 840 MTMs:
9840-AE1 & 9843-AE1
FlashSystem 900 MTMs:
9840-AE2 & 9843-AE2
Code fixes are now available. The minimum VRMF containing the fix depends on the code stream:
Fixed Code VRMF
1.5 stream: 22.214.171.124
1.4 stream: 126.96.36.199
|N/A||FlashSystem 840 fixes and FlashSystem 900 fixes are available @ IBM's Fix Central|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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1 October 2018 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.
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|IBM FlashSystem 840||Platform Independent||All Versions|