Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to SQL injection (CVE-2016-9728)
IBM QRadar SIEM allows users to arbitrarily modify backend SQL statements which may lead to data leakage and even command execution in certain scenarios.
DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, information in the back-end database.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119757 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
• IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.n
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
28 February 2017
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