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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Apache Zookeeper could affect IBM Performance Management products (CVE-2018-8012)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Apache Zookeeper could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to enforce authentication or authorization when a server attempts to join a quorum. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to join the cluster and begin propagating counterfeit changes to the leader.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-8012
DESCRIPTION: Apache Zookeeper could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to enforce authentication or authorization when a server attempts to join a quorum. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to join the cluster and begin propagating counterfeit changes to the leader.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/143565 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:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Monitoring 8.1.3
IBM Application Diagnostics 8.1.3
IBM Application Performance Management 8.1.3
IBM Application Performance Management Advanced 8.1.3
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management Base Private 8.1.4
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management Advanced Private 8.1.4

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management Base Private
IBM Cloud Application Performance Management Advanced Private
8.1.4 The vulnerability can be remediated by applying the following 8.1.4.0-IBM-APM-SERVER-IF0006 server patch to the system where the Cloud APM server is installed: https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&uid=isg400004027
IBM Monitoring
IBM Application Diagnostics
IBM Application Performance Management
IBM Application Performance Management Advanced
8.1.3 The vulnerability can be remediated by applying the following 8.1.3.0-IBM-IPM-SERVER-IF0013 server patch to the system where the APM server is installed: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&uid=isg400004068

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

2 November 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 November 2018

UID

ibm10738217