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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to deserialization of untrusted data

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM QRadar SIEM could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by insecure deserialization of user-supplied content by the Java deserialization function

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4280
DESCRIPTION:   IBM QRadar could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by insecure deserialization of user-supplied content by the Java deserialization function. By sending a malicious serialized Java object, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/176140 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.4.0 - 7.4.1 GA

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 - 7.3.3 Patch 4

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Yorick Koster.

Change History

07 Oct 2020: Initial 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

ibm16344079