IBM Support

Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Cloud Orchestrator (CVE-2016-0203, CVE-2015-7494)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Cloud Orchestrator has identified Cross Domain Services Action and Virtual Machine Authentication vulnerabilities.
IBM Cloud Orchestrator, formerly known as SmartCloud Orchestrator, has addressed these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0203
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been identified in the IBM Cloud Orchestrator task API. The task API might allow an authenticated user to view background information associated with actions performed on virtual machines in projects where the user belongs to.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109391 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7494
DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been identified in IBM Cloud Orchestrator services/[action]/launch API. An authenticated domain admin user might modify cross domain resources via a /services/[action]/launch API call, provided it would have been possible for the domain admin user to gain access to a resource identifier of the other domain.
CVSS Base Score: 2.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/108819 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cloud Orchestrator V2.5, V2.5.01, V2.4. V2.4.0.1, V2.4.0.2, V2.4.0.3

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator V2.3, V2.3.0.1 through Interim Fxi9

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fixes as soon as practical. Review the information below regarding the available fixes.

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Cloud Orchestrator V2.5, V2.5.0.1 For 2.5 versions, IBM recommends upgrading to Fix Pack 2 (2.5.0.2) or later of IBM Cloud Orchestrator.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27045667
IBM Cloud Orchestrator V2.4, V2.4.0.1, V2.4.0.2, V2.4.0.3 For 2.4 versions, IBM recommends upgrading to Fix Pack 4 (2.4.0.4) of IBM Cloud Orchestrator.
https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg2C4000049
IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator V2.3, V2.3.0.1 through Interim Fxi9 Contact IBM Support .

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

18 November 2016: 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM Cloud Orchestrator
Security

Software version: 2.3.0.1, 2.4, 2.4.0.1, 2.4.0.2, 2.4.0.3, 2.5, 2.5.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: C1000140

Modified date: 22 November 2016