IBM QRadar Azure marketplace images include the Open Management Infrastructure RPM which is vulnerable to CVE-2021-38647. Although we do not expose the affected port, we suggest updating out of an abundance of caution.
DESCRIPTION: Microsoft Azure Open Management Infrastructure could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By executing a specially-crafted program, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/208548 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM QRadar Azure marketplace images 7.3.0 to 7.3.3 Patch 9
IBM QRadar Azure marketplace images 7.4.0 to 7.4.3 Patch 2
1. Check your current version of OMI to see if you are affected. All versions of OMI below v1.6.8-1 are affected To do this perform the following command: yum list all | grep omi 2. Add Microsoft Software Repository for RHEL 7 Linux Platform: sudo yum localinstall https://packages.microsoft.com/config/rhel/7/packages-microsoft-prod.rpm 3. Run yum update command for OMI: sudo yum update omi 4. Disable Microsoft Software Repository after updating the rpm sudo sed -i 's/^enabled=1/enabled=0/' /etc/yum.repos.d/microsoft-prod.repo
Workarounds and Mitigations
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20 Sep 2021: Initial Publication
*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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30 September 2021