Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Samba affects IBM Netezza Host Management
OpenSource Samba is used by IBM Netezza Host Mangement. IBM Netezza Host Management has addressed the applicable CVE.
DESCRIPTION: Samba could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper access to named pipe endpoints. By uploading a specially-crafted shared library to a writeable share, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/126417 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Netezza Host Management 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
To resolve the reported CVE for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on PureData System for Analytics N200x and N3001 platforms only, update to the following IBM Netezza Host Management release:
|IBM Netezza Host Management||18.104.22.168||Link to Fix Central|
The Netezza Host Management software contains the latest RHEL updates for the operating systems certified for use on IBM Netezza/PureData System for Analytics appliances. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Netezza Host Management version to ensure that your hosts have the latest fixes, security changes, and operating system updates. IBM Support can assist you with planning for the Netezza Host Management and operating system upgrades to your appliances.
For more details on IBM Netezza Host Management security patching:
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
24 July 2017: Original version published
*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 Security Bulletin.
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More support for:
PureData System for Analytics
Software version: 1.0.0
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 2005381
Modified date: 24 July 2017