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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics is vulnerable to Denial of service (CVE-2018-1647)

Security Bulletin


The software does not properly restrict the size or amount of resources that are requested or influenced by an actor. This weakness can be used to consume more resources than intended.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1647
Description: IBM QRadar Incident Forensics does not properly restrict the size or amount of resources requested which could allow an unauthenticated user to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.50
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: *Undefined

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 Patch 4

IBM QRadar Incident Forensics 7.2.0 to 7.2.8 Patch 13

Workarounds and Mitigations


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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

*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:
03 October 2018