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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Service Assistant affects IBM SAN Volume Controller, IBM Storwize, IBM Spectrum Virtualize and IBM FlashSystem products (CVE-2018-1775)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability in the Service Assistant GUI affects IBM SAN Volume Controller, IBM Storwize V7000, V5000, V3700 and V3500, IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software, IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud and IBM FlashSystem V9000 and 9100 family products.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1775
DESCRIPTION: IBM SAN Volume Controller and Storwize Family could allow an authenticated user to download arbitrary files from the operating system.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148757 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:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SAN Volume Controller
IBM Storwize V7000
IBM Storwize V5000
IBM Storwize V3700
IBM Storwize V3500
IBM FlashSystem V9000
IBM FlashSystem 9100 Family
IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud

All products are affected when running supported versions 7.5 to 8.2.

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends that you fix this vulnerability by upgrading affected versions of IBM SAN Volume Controller, IBM Storwize V7000, V5000, V3700 and V3500, IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software, IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud and IBM FlashSystem V9000 and 9100 family to the following code levels or higher:

7.8.1.8
8.1.3.3
8.2.0.0
8.2.1.0

Latest IBM SAN Volume Controller Code
Latest IBM Storwize V7000 Code
Latest IBM Storwize V5000 Code
Latest IBM Storwize V3700 Code
Latest IBM Storwize V3500 Code
Latest IBM FlashSystem V9000 Code
Latest IBM FlashSystem 9100 Family Code
Latest IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software
Latest IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud

For unsupported versions of the above products, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of code.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Although IBM recommends that you install a level of code with a fix for this vulnerability, you can mitigate, although not eliminate, your risk until you have done so by ensuring that all users who have access to the system are authenticated by another security system such as a firewall.

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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

*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.


Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM Storwize V7000 (2076) Appliance All Versions
IBM Storwize V5000 Appliance All Versions
IBM FlashSystem V9000 Appliance All Versions
IBM Spectrum Virtualize software Appliance All Versions
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud Appliance All Versions
IBM Storwize V3500 (2071) Appliance All Versions
IBM Storwize V3700 (2072) Appliance All Versions
IBM FlashSystem 9100 family Appliance All Versions

Document information

More support for: SAN Volume Controller

Version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 0872486

Modified date: 25 February 2019