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Security Bulletin: GPFS security vulnerabilities in IBM Storwize V7000 Unified (CVE-2015-4974 and CVE-2015-4981)

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Summary

A fix is available for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified, for GPFS security vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) is a high-performance clustered file system. It is used in IBM Storwize V7000 Unified.


CVEID: CVE-2015-4974

DESCRIPTION: IBM General Parallel File System could allow a local non-privileged attacker to execute commands with root privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/105789 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/CI:H/I:H/A:H)


CVEID: CVE-2015-4981

DESCRIPTION: IBM General Parallel File System could allow a local non-privileged attacker to read system memory contents.

CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/105831 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/CI:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
The product is affected when running a code releases 1.5.0.0 to 1.5.2.1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends that you fix these vulnerabilities by upgrading affected versions of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified to the following code level or higher:

1.5.2.2

Latest Storwize V7000 Unified Software

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround(s): None

Mitigation(s): Ensure that all users who have access to the system are authenticated by another security system such as a firewall.

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References

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Change History

13 October 2015 : First draft

*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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Internal Use Only

CQ S1060503 [PSIRT 3867] IBM product record 63103 for SONAS and 63110 for IFS - IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM GPFS are affected by security vulnerabilities - CVE-2015-4974 and CVE-2015-4981

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

ssg1S1005429