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HistoryFeb 28, 2022 - 11:14 a.m.

Security Bulletin: glibc vulnerability affects IBM Elastic Storage System (CVE-2021-27645)

2022-02-2811:14:39
www.ibm.com
14

2.5 Low

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

1.9 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

0.0005 Low

EPSS

Percentile

14.6%

Summary

IBM Elastic Storage System is shipped with GNU glibc, for which a fix is available for a security vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:CVE-2021-27645
**DESCRIPTION:**GNU glibc is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by double-free in the nameserver caching daemon (nscd). By sending a specially-crafted request, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197417 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Elastic Storage System 6.0.0 - 6.0.2.3
IBM Elastic Storage System 6.1.0 - 6.1.2.1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends that you fix this vulnerability by upgrading affected versions of IBM Elastic Storage System 3000, 3200 and 5000 to the following code levels or higher:

V6.0.2.4

https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Software%20defined%20storage&product=ibm/StorageSoftware/IBM+Elastic+Storage+Server+(ESS)&release=6.0.0&platform=All&function=all

V6.1.2.2

https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Software%20defined%20storage&product=ibm/StorageSoftware/IBM+Elastic+Storage+Server+(ESS)&release=6.1.0&platform=All&function=all

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

2.5 Low

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

1.9 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

0.0005 Low

EPSS

Percentile

14.6%