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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM HTTP Server affects Netezza Performance Portal

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM HTTP Server is used by IBM Netezza Performance Portal. IBM Netezza Performance Portal has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1301
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds access error after a header size limit has been reached reading the HTTP header. By sending a specially crafted HTTP request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the service to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140852 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15710
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds memory write error. By sending a specially crafted Accept-Language header value, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the service to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140858 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15715
DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the '' expression matching ' to a newline character in a malicious filename instead of the end of the filename. By matching the trailing portion of the filename, an attacker could exploit to bypass security controls that use the '' directive.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140857 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Netezza Performance Portal Affected Versions
IBM Netezza Performance Portal 1.0-2.1.1.7

   

 

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation / First Fix
IBM Netezza Performance Portal 2.1.1.8 Link to Fix Central
 

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Change History

21 August 2018: Original version published

*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 October 2019

UID

ibm10728351