Security Bulletin: The BigFix Platform has a vulnerability that can cause denial of service
Under certain conditions the size or amount of memory resources that are requested or influenced by an actor is not restricted. This can be used to consume more resources than reasonably intended, resulting in a crash or segmentation fault.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager could allow a unauthorized user to consume all resources and crash the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123906 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
BigFix Platform 9.1
BigFix Platform 9.2
BigFix Platform 9.5
|BigFix Platform 9.1 To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.1.10 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.|
|BigFix Platform 9.2 To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.2.10 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.|
|BigFix Platform 9.5 To remediate this vulnerability please apply the upgrade-patch 9.5.5 by looking for the associated upgrade-patch fixlet in the Console, launching and applying it.|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
May 8, 2017: Original version published
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