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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to authentication bypass. (CVE-2018-1612)

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IBM QRadar Incident Forensics could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1612
 IBM QRadar Incident Forensics could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.0 - 7.2.8 Patch 11

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 - 7.3.1 Patch 4

Workarounds and Mitigations

The following technical note provides a mitigation for this vulnerability.

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An independent security researcher, Pedro Ribeiro (, has reported this vulnerability to Beyond Security SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program.

Change History

06 June, 2018: First Publish

*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:
16 June 2018