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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by openssl vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-1559, CVE-2018-0734)

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Summary

IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by openssl vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-1559
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to immediately close the TCP connection after the hosts encounter a zero-length record with valid padding. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a 0-byte record padding-oracle attack to decrypt traffic.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/157514 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-0734
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a timing side channel attack in the DSA signature algorithm. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using variations in the signing algorithm to recover the private key.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152085 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar Network Security 5.4.0

IBM QRadar Network Security 5.5.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM QRadar Network Security 5.4.0 Install Firmware 5.4.0.9 from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Or
Download Firmware 5.4.0.9 from IBM Security License Key and Download Center and upload and install via the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface.
IBM QRadar Network Security 5.5.0 Install Firmware 5.5.0.4 from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Or
Download Firmware 5.5.0.4 from IBM Security License Key and Download Center and upload and install via the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface.

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Acknowledgement

Oct. 04, 2019: 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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Internal Use Only

Advisory ID: 17478

Product Record ID:  142047

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 October 2019

UID

ibm10967593