IBM QRadar Network Security has addressed the following CPU vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: Multiple Intel CPU's could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the CPU speculative branch instruction execution feature. By conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks and via a terminal page fault, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to leak information residing in the L1 data cache and read data belonging to different security contexts. Note: This vulnerability is also known as the "L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF)" or "Foreshadow" attack.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148318 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM QRadar Network Security 5.4.0
IBM QRadar Network Security 5.5.0
|IBM QRadar Network Security||5.4.0||Install Firmware 18.104.22.168 from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Download Firmware 22.214.171.124 from IBM Security License Key and Download Center and upload and install via the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface.
|IBM QRadar Network Security||5.5.0||Install Firmware 126.96.36.199 from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Download Firmware 188.8.131.52 from IBM Security License Key and Download Center and upload and install via the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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7 December 2018: Original 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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Internal Use Only
Advisory ID: 13284
Product Record ID: 121383
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06 December 2018