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HistoryOct 12, 2020 - 11:48 a.m.

Security Bulletin: Publicly disclosed vulnerability from Kernel affects IBM Netezza Host Management

2020-10-1211:48:01
www.ibm.com
13

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

10 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

Summary

Kernel is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host Management has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:CVE-2019-14896
**DESCRIPTION:**Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the add_ie_rates function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/libertas/cfg.c. By sending a specially-crafted beacon packet, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172102 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Netezza Host Management All IBM Netezza Host Management 5.4.9.0 - 5.4.28.0

Remediation/Fixes

To resolve the reported CVE for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on following platforms :

PureData System for Analytics N3001
PureData System for Analytics N200x

Update to the following IBM Netezza Host Management release :

Product

|

VRMF

|

Remediation/Fix

—|—|—

IBM Netezza Host Management

| 5.4.29.0| Fix Central Link

The Netezza Host Management software contains the latest RHEL updates for the operating systems certified for use on IBM Netezza/PureData System for Analytics appliances. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Netezza Host Management version to ensure that your hosts have the latest fixes, security changes, and operating system updates. IBM Support can assist you with planning for the Netezza Host Management and operating system upgrades to your appliances.

For more details on IBM Netezza Host Management security patching:

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

CPENameOperatorVersion
ibm puredata systemeqany

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

10 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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