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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in BIND affects Power Hardware Management Console (CVE-2018-5740)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). HMC has addressed the applicable CVE

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-5740
DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a defect in the deny-answer-aliases feature. By triggering this defect, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause an INSIST assertion failure in name.c.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148131 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 V8.6.0.0
Power HMC V8.7.0.0
Power HMC V9.1.910.0

Remediation/Fixes

Remediation/Fixes

  The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central at: http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V8.8.6.0 SP3
MB04185
Power HMC
V8.8.7.0 SP2 ppc
MB04187
Power HMC
V8.8.7.0 SP2 x86
MB04186
Power HMC
V9.1.920.0  SP1 ppc
MB04189 MH01790
Power HMC V9.1.920.0  SP1 x86 MB04188 MH01789

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

Initial Version: 19 November 2018

*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:
10 December 2018

UID

ibm10741077