Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM contains hard-coded credentials (CVE-2016-2880)
An IBM QRadar SIEM user with shell access could obtain the encryption key used to encrypt certain passwords.
DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar stores the encryption key used to encrypt the service account password which can be obtained by a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112859 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
- IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.2.7
· IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM 7.2.8
· For IBM QRadar 7.1 IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza
18 January 2017
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IBM QRadar SIEM
Component: Not Applicable
Software version: 7.2
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1997340
Modified date: 16 June 2018