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IBM PureApplication System - Users can logon over SSH to system from deployed VMs

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Security vulnerability found where local users can SSH to system from deployed VMs

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0960

DESCRIPTION:
The IBM PureApplication System contains a security bypass vulnerability that might allow a local user to SSH to the system from a virtual machine.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92743 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

*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 Flash.

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

  • IBM PureApplication System 1.0 and later
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.1 and later

    REMEDIATION:
    Upgrade your IBM PureApplication System environment as follows:
  • For IBM PureApplication System 1.0 and later, upgrade to Version 1.0.0.4 cfix8 or later.
  • For IBM PureApplication System 1.1 and later, upgrade to Version 1.1.0.4 Interim Fix 1 or later.

    WORKAROUND:
    None

    MITIGATION:
    None

    REFERENCES:
    Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/v2/guide)
    On-line Calculator V2 (http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)

    RELATED INFORMATION:
    IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
    IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

    CHANGE HISTORY:
    06 June 2014 - Original Copy Published


    Note: 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: PureApplication System
    Security

    Software version: 1.0, 1.0.0.1, 1.0.0.2, 1.0.0.3, 1.0.0.4, 1.1.0.0, 1.1.0.1, 1.1.0.2, 1.1.0.3

    Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

    Reference #: 1675216

    Modified date: 09 June 2014