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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by an openssh vulnerability (CVE-2018-15473)

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Summary

IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by an openssh vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-15473
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSH could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by different responses to valid and invalid authentication attempts. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to enumerate valid usernames.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148397 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: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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Change History

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: 17542

Product Record ID:  142253

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 October 2019

UID

ibm10967597