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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by a kernel vulnerability

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Summary

IBM Security Guardium has fixed this vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-3846
DESCRIPTION:   Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the mwifiex_update_bss_desc_with_ie function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/scan.c. By sending specially-crafted beacon packets, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/161814 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Security Guardium10.5
IBM Security Guardium10.6
IBM Security Guardium11.0
IBM Security Guardium11.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

03 Apr 2020: Initial Publication
06 June 2020: Second Publication
07 July 2020: Third Publication

*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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 October 2020

UID

ibm16152439