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Security Bulletin: Libxml2 vulnerabilities affect IBM SmartCloud Entry (CVE-2015-1819)

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## Summary IBM SmartCloud Entry is vulnerable to several libxml2 vulnerabilities. Remote attackers can exploit them to consume all available memory resources. ## Vulnerability Details **CVEID:** [_CVE-2015-1819_](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1819>)** DESCRIPTION:** Libxml is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error in the xmlreader when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available memory resources. CVSS Base Score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See [_https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107272_](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107272>) for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L) ## Affected Products and Versions IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.2.0 through 2.2.0.3 Appliance fix pack 3 IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.3.0 through 2.3.0.3 Appliance fix pack 3 IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.4.0 through 2.4.0.3 Appliance fix pack 3 IBM SmartCloud Entry 3.1.0 through 3.1.0.4 Appliance fix pack 17 IBM SmartCloud Entry 3.2.0 through 3.2.0.4 Appliance fix pack 17 ## Remediation/Fixes Product | VRMF| APAR| Remediation/First Fix ---|---|---|--- IBM SmartCloud Entry| 2.2| None| IBM SmarctCloud Entry 2.2.0 Appliance fix pack 4: [http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Starter+Kit+for+Cloud&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.2.0.4-IBM-SKC_APPL-FP004&includeSupersedes=0](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Starter+Kit+for+Cloud&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.2.0.4-IBM-SKC_APPL-FP004&includeSupersedes=0>) IBM SmartCloud Entry| 2.3| None| IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.3.0 Appliance fix pack 4: [http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=2.3.0.3&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.3.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP004&includeSupersedes=0](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=2.3.0.3&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.3.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP004&includeSupersedes=0>) IBM SmartCloud Entry| 2.4| None| IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.4.0 Appliance fix pack 4:[](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=2.4.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.4.0.3-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP003&includeSupersedes=0>) [http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=2.4.0.3&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.4.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP004&includeSupersedes=0](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=2.4.0.3&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=2.4.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP004&includeSupersedes=0>) IBM SmartCloud Entry| 3.1| None| IBM SmartCloud Entry 3.1.0 Appliance fix pack 18: [http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=3.1.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP18&includeSupersedes=0](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=3.1.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP18&includeSupersedes=0>) IBM SmartCloud Entry| 3.2| None| IBM SmartCloud Entry 3.2.0 Appliance fix pack 18:[](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=3.2.0.4&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=3.2.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP15&includeSupersedes=0>) [http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=+3.2.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP18+&includeSupersedes=0](<http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~Other%2Bsoftware&product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+SmartCloud+Entry&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=+3.2.0.4-IBM-SCE_APPL-FP18+&includeSupersedes=0>) ## Workarounds and Mitigations None known ## Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to [My Notifications](< http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/einfo.html>) to be notified of important product support alerts like this. ## Important Note IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the [System z Security web site](<http://www.ibm.com/systems/z/solutions/security_subintegrity.html>). Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk. ### References [Complete CVSS v2 Guide](<http://www.first.org/cvss/v2/guide> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) [On-line Calculator v2](<http://nvd.nist.gov/CVSS-v2-Calculator> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) [Complete CVSS v3 Guide](<http://www.first.org/cvss/user-guide> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) [On-line Calculator v3](<http://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) Off ## Related Information [IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal](<http://www.ibm.com/security/secure-engineering/bulletins.html>) [IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog](<http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt>) [Subscribe to Security Bulletins](<http://www.ibm.com/support/mynotifications/>) ## Acknowledgement None ## Change History 23 March 2016: 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. ## Disclaimer Review the [IBM security bulletin disclaimer and definitions](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/bulletin/#disclaimer>) regarding your responsibilities for assessing potential impact of security vulnerabilities to your environment. [{"Product":{"code":"SST55W","label":"IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Component":"Not Applicable","Platform":[{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"}],"Version":"2.3;2.4;3.1;3.2","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"}}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
ibm cloud manager with openstack 2.3
ibm cloud manager with openstack 2.4
ibm cloud manager with openstack 3.1
ibm cloud manager with openstack 3.2

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