Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by potential issues of XML External Entity Injection (CVE-2017-1458)
IBM QRadar Network Security has addressed potential issues of XML External Entity Injection.
DESCRIPTION: IBM QRadar Network Security is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128377 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM QRadar Network Security 5.4
|IBM QRadar Network Security||Firmware version 5.4||Install Firmware 188.8.131.52 from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Download Firmware 184.108.40.206 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
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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 #: 2007551
Modified date: 31 August 2017