A security vulnerability has been identified in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale HDFS Transparency that could allow a local attacker to inject malicious content into log files. A fix for this vulnerability is available.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale could allow a local user to poison log files which could impact support and development efforts.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190450 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Scale||5.0.0 - 220.127.116.11 (HDFS Transparency version - 3.1.0)|
|IBM Spectrum Scale||5.1.0 - 18.104.22.168 (HDFS Transparency version - 3.1.0)|
For IBM Spectrum Scale V5.0.0 through 22.214.171.124, apply V126.96.36.199 (HDFS Transparency V3.1.0-7) or later available from FixCentral at:
For IBM Spectrum Scale V188.8.131.52 - V184.108.40.206, apply V220.127.116.11 (HDFS Transparency V3.1.0-7) or later available from FixCentral at:
If you cannot apply the latest level of service, contact IBM Service.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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18 Jan 2021: 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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15 March 2021