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IJ09486: SIM AUDIT BACKEND SECURITY EVENTS DO NOT EASILY ALLOW FOR SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • It has been identified that the SIM Audit Backend events do not
    easily allow for system identification as to which QRadar
    appliance the commands were run on.
    
    For example:
    Aug 21 11:27:45 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 root@127.0.0.1 38666 22 |
    [Backend] [Command] [CommandExecuted] : ls -ltr /store/
    Aug 21 11:28:21 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 root@127.0.0.1 59414 22 |
    [Backend] [Command] [CommandExecuted] : rm -fv
    /tmp/activationkey.*
    
    There is no identifying information (such as system IP address)
    as to which system the above commands were run on in the QRadar
    environment.
    

Local fix

  • No workaround available.
    

Problem summary

  • It has been identified that the SIM Audit Backend events do not
    easily allow for system identification as to which QRadar
    appliance the commands were run on.
    
    For example:
    Aug 21 11:27:45 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 root@127.0.0.1 38666 22 |
    [Backend] [Command] [CommandExecuted] : ls -ltr /store/
    Aug 21 11:28:21 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 root@127.0.0.1 59414 22 |
    [Backend] [Command] [CommandExecuted] : rm -fv
    /tmp/activationkey.*
    
    There is no identifying information (such as system IP address)
    as to which system the above commands were run on in the QRadar
    environment.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue has been resolved in SIM Audit DSM version:
    DSM-SIMAudit-7.2-20190307101941.noarch.rpm
    DSM-SIMAudit-7.3-20190307131138.noarch.rpm
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ09486

  • Reported component name

    QRADAR SOFTWARE

  • Reported component ID

    5725QRDSW

  • Reported release

    731

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-09-19

  • Closed date

    2019-04-02

  • Last modified date

    2019-04-02

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    QRADAR SOFTWARE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725QRDSW

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU048","label":"IBM Software"}, "Product":{"code":"SSBQAC","label":"IBM Security QRadar SIEM"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"731","Edition":""}]

Document Information

Modified date:
02 April 2019