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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager is affected by an SQL Injection vulnerability

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Summary

An SQL Injection vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1994
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/154494 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
 

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager: versions 11.5, 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, 11.7


Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF

APAR

Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager, Information Server on Cloud

11.7

JR60421

For 11.7.0.x installations:
    --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0
-------   OR    -------

For 11.7.0.0 and 11.7.0.1 installations:
    --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version
11.7.0.1
    --Apply InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager Security patch
      If subsequently, 11.7.0.2 is applied, the 11.7.0.2 version of the patch must be applied.
For 11.7.0.2 installations:
    --Apply InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager
Security patch

 

For IBM InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Edition in a containerized environment, apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.7.1.0

InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager, Information Server on Cloud

11.5

JR60421

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.5.0.2
--Apply InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager Security patch


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Pawel Gocyla.

Change History

30 January 2019: Original version published
04 April 2019: Published fix for 11.5
15 April 2019: Published fix for 11.7.0.2
19 April 2019: Published fix for Enterprise Edition version 11.7.1
29 April 2019: Publish fix for version 11.7.1

*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: InfoSphere Information Server

Software version: 11.5, 11.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0793871

Modified date: 29 April 2019