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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in bind affect Power Hardware Management Console (CVE-2016-1285, CVE-2016-1286)

Security Bulletin


Summary

bind is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). HMC has addressed the applicable CVEs

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2016-1285
DESCRIPTION:
ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of control channel input. By sending a specially crafted packet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an assertion failure in sexpr.c or alist.c and cause the named process to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111389 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1286
DESCRIPTION:
ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when parsing signature records for DNAME resource records. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an assertion failure in resolver.c or db.c and cause the named process to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111390 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions


Power HMC V7.9.0.0
Power HMC V8.1.0.0
Power HMC V8.2.0.0
Power HMC V8.3.0.0
Power HMC V8.4.0.0

Remediation/Fixes


The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V7.7.9.0 SP3
MB04007
Power HMC
V8.8.1.0 SP3
MB04008
Power HMC
V8.8.2.0 SP2
MB04009
Power HMC
V8.8.3.0 SP2
MB04011
Power HMC
V8.8.4.0 SP1
MB04012

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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*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

UID

nas8N1021266