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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to XML External Entity Injection (CVE-2018-1730)

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Summary

The product does not disable external XML Entity Processsing which can lead to information disclosure and denial of service attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1730
Description: IBM QRadar is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/147709 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L
 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 6

Remediation/Fixes

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.2.8 Patch 14

QRadar / QRM / QVM / QRIF / QNI 7.3.1 Patch 7

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: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza, Vincent Dragnea, Matt McCarty

Change History

30 November 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

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Document information

More support for: IBM QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 0742741

Modified date: 03 December 2018


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