Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to missing authentication checks (CVE-2016-9729)
IBM QRadar SIEM does not perform an authentication check for a critical resource or functionality allowing anonymous users access to protected areas.
DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar does not perform an authentication check for a critical resource or functionality allowing anonymous users access to protected areas.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119758 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/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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IBM QRadar SIEM
Component: Not Applicable
Software version: 7.2
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1999545
Modified date: 16 June 2018