IBM Hardware Management Console Pegasus CIM server denial of service

hmc-pegasus-cim-dos (40021) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The IBM Hardware Management Console is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error in the Pegasus CIM server. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors to cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability (PTF MH01081), available from the IBM Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM Subscription service Bulletin 4129: IBM Pegasus CIM Server for Director on AIX vulnerabilities.
  • IBM Web site: Cumulative history and Readme for use with HMC Version 7.
  • BID-27484: IBM Hardware Management Console Pegasus CIM Server Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-0495: Unspecified vulnerability in the Pegasus CIM Server in IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) 7 R3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 40909: IBM Hardware Management Console Pegasus CIM Unspecified Remote DoS
  • SA28667: IBM Hardware Management Console Pegasus CIM Denial of Service
  • SA29056: IBM AIX Pegasus CIM Server for Director Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019280: IBM Hardware Management Console Pegasus CIM Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Hardware Management Console 7

Reported:

Dec 07, 2007

The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this

Return to the main page

* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

About IBM Security Systems

IBM Security Systems include an extensive portfolio of hardware, software solutions, professional and managed services offerings covering the spectrum of IT and business security risks: people and identity, data and information, application and process, network, server and endpoint and physical infrastructure, empowering clients to innovate and operate their businesses on the most secure infrastructure platforms. Through world-class solutions that address risk across the enterprise, IBM helps organizations build a strong security posture that helps reduce costs, improve service, and manage risk. IBM X-Force(R) Research and Development is one of the most renowned commercial security research and development groups in the world. For more information on how to address today's biggest risks, please visit us at ibm.com/security.