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Security Bulletin: Open Source Libvorbis, Patch and Python-paramiko vulnerabilities affect IBM Netezza Host Management

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Summary

Open Source Libvorbis Patch and Python-paramiko is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host Management has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-7750
DESCRIPTION: Paramiko could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper authentication in the transport.py in the SSH server implementation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the authentication process.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140334 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:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1000156
DESCRIPTION: GNU Patch could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an input validation error when processing patch files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a patch file processed via the patch utility to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141283 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-5146
DESCRIPTION: libvorbis, as used in Mozilla Firefox, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an out-of-bounds memory write. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted media file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the browser to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140404 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
 

Affected Products and Versions

  •  IBM Netezza Host Management  5.4.5.0 - 5.4.20.0

 

Remediation/Fixes

To resolve the reported CVEs for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on following platforms :

PureData System for Analytics N3001
PureData System for Analytics N200x

Update to the following IBM Netezza Host Management release :

Product VRMF Remediation / First Fix
IBM Netezza Host Management  5.4.21.0 Link to Fix Central


The Netezza Host Management software contains the latest RHEL updates for the operating systems certified for use on IBM Netezza/PureData System for Analytics appliances. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Netezza Host Management version to ensure that your hosts have the latest fixes, security changes, and operating system updates. IBM Support can assist you with planning for the Netezza Host Management and operating system upgrades to your appliances.

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Change History

26 September 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

ibm10729297