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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to shell command injection vulnerability in the admin panel. (CVE-2015-4930, CVE-2015-2016 )

Security Bulletin


IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to a shell command injection the in admin panel if logged in as an admin user.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-4930

IBM QRadar could allow a user authenticated with admin access, to execute commands on the server as root.

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Affected Products and Versions

· IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2.x.

· IBM QRadar SIEM 7.1 MR2 Patch 1 - Patch 10.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato.

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018