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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to publicly disclosed vulnerability from GNU glibc (CVE-2018-11237)

Security Bulletin


Publicly disclosed vulnerability from GNU glibc

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-11237
Description: GNU glibc is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds of checking by the mempcpy function. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 7

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

March 5th, 2019: First Publish

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
05 March 2019