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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere BigInsights affected by multiple vulnerabilities in alert module (CVE-2014-4781, CVE-2014-4782)

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Summary

Security vulnerabilities have been identified in the alert module of InfoSphere BigInsights that could allow an attacker to obtain information from the Alert management services.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-4781

DESCRIPTION:
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights could allow an attacker to obtain information from the Alert management services API by enabling tracing on the network.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95028 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED VERSIONS:
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights version 2.1.2, 3.0 and 3.0.0.1

CVE-ID:CVE-2014-4782

DESCRIPTION
:
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights could allow an attacker to obtain SMTP server credentials in the clear text from the Alert management service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95029 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N )

AFFECTED VERSIONS:

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights version 2.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

For version 3.0, and 3.0.0.1: Upgrade to the fix pack version InfoSphere BigInsights 3.0.0.2.
For version 2.1.2: Upgrade to the fix version InfoSphere BigInsights 2.1.2 PSIRT

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Change History

29 January 2015: Original Version Published
18 March 2015: Added new vulnerability and fix information for BigInsights 2.1.2.

*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:
18 July 2020

UID

swg21693053