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Security Bulletin: IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM) is affected by vulnerability in GNU glibc (CVE-2018-11236)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Advanced Management Module (AMM) has addressed the following vulnerability in GNU glibc.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-11236
DESCRIPTION: GNU glibc is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds of checking by the pathname arguments in the realpath function in stdlib/canonicalize.c. By using specially-crafted pathname arguments, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/143578 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:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Product

Affected Version

IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM)
 
BPET

IBM BladeCenter T Advanced Management Module (AMM)
 

BBET

Remediation/Fixes

Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:  http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Product

Affected Version

IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM)
(ibm_fw_amm_bpet68l-3.68l_anyos_noarch)
bpet68l-3.68l

IBM BladeCenter T Advanced Management Module (AMM)
(
ibm_fw_amm_bbet68l-3.68l_anyos_noarch)

bbet68l-3.68l

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

17 April 2019: Initial 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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Document Information

Modified date:
17 April 2019

UID

ibm10880783