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

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Summary

IBM Security Guardium has addressed the following vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-14898
DESCRIPTION:   Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a race condition in between mmget_not_zero()/get_task_mm() and core dumping. By using a specially-crafted system call, a local authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the system to crash or obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175727 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Security Guardium 11.0
IBM Security Guardium 11.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security Guardium 11.0 http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=11.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_11.0p30_Bundle_Aug-25-2020&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc
IBM Security Guardium 11.1
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=11.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_11.0p115_Bundle_May-19-2020&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

01 Jun 2020: Initial Publication
01 Sep 2020: Second 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:
09 October 2020

UID

ibm16220128