Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by a less-secure algorithm during negotiations vulnerability (CVE-2017-1491)
IBM QRadar Network Security has addressed less-secure algorithm during negotiations
DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar Network Security supports interaction between multiple actors and allows those actors to negotiate which algorithm should be used as a protection mechanism such as encryption or authentication, but it does not select the strongest algorithm that is available to both parties.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128689 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM QRadar Network Security 5.4
|IBM QRadar Network Security||Firmware version 5.4||Install Firmware 18.104.22.168 from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Download Firmware 22.214.171.124 from IBM Security License Key and Download Center and upload and install via the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
31 August 2017: Original Version Published
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IBM QRadar Network Security
Software version: 5.4
Operating system(s): Firmware
Reference #: 2007535
Modified date: 01 September 2017