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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in ganglia affects PowerKVM (CVE-2015-6816)

Security Bulletin


Summary

PowerKVM is affected by a vulnerability in ganglia. This vulnerability is now fixed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-6816
DESCRIPTION:
Ganglia Web could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the GangliaAuth.php script. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using boolean serialization to bypass authentication.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106242 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

PowerKVM 2.1 and PowerKVM 3.1

Remediation/Fixes

Customers can update PowerKVM systems by using "yum update".

Fix images are made available via Fix Central. For version 3.1, see https://ibm.biz/BdHggw for 3.1.0.2 update 2 or later.

For version 2.1, see PowerKVM 2.1.1.3-65. Update 12 at https://ibm.biz/BdEnT8 or later. Customers running v2.1 are, in any case, encouraged to upgrade to v3.1.

For v2.1 systems currently running fix levels of PowerKVM prior to 2.1.1, please see http://download4.boulder.ibm.com/sar/CMA/OSA/05e4c/0/README for prerequisite fixes and instructions.

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References

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Change History

6 September 2016 - Initial Version

*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 Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

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