IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Management autoupdate man-in-the-middle

ibm-qradar-cve20140837-mitm (90680) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by the autoupdate process not checking the validity of a SSL certificate before downloading it's updates. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform man-in-the-middle attacks.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to the appropriate IBM Security Bulletin for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1663066: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM QRadar SIEM (CVE-2014-0838, CVE-2014-0835, CVE-2014-0836, CVE-2014-0837).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1686478: Multiple security vulnerabilities in QRadar, QRM, QVM (CVE-2014-0837, CVE-2014-4833, CVE2014-4830, CVE-2014-4827, CVE-2014-4828, CVE-2014-4825).
  • JSA10614: Security Threat Response Manager: Multiple vulnerabilities .
  • Thomas Pollet: IBM QRadar SIEM CSRF - XSS - MITM - RCE.
  • BID-65127: IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Manager Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2014-0837: The AutoUpdate process in IBM Security QRadar SIEM 7.2 MR1 and earlier does not verify X.509 certificates from SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers via a crafted certificate.
  • SA56653: IBM QRadar SIEM Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA56949: Juniper Security Threat Response Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) 7.0
  • IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) 7.1
  • IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) 7.2
  • Juniper Security Threat Response Manager 2010
  • Juniper Security Threat Response Manager 2012
  • Juniper Security Threat Response Manager 2013.1

Reported:

Jan 24, 2014

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