IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2/7.3 hard-coded credentials

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A vulnerability was found in IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2/7.3 (Log Management Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a hard-coded credentials vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-798. The product contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.2 and 7.3 uses hard-coded credentials which could allow an attacker to bypass the authentication configured by the administrator. IBM X-Force ID: 144656.

The bug was discovered 12/03/2018. The weakness was shared 12/05/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-1650 since 12/13/2017. The exploitation is known to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/13/2023). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1110.001 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Hard-coded credentials
CWE: CWE-798 / CWE-259 / CWE-255
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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12/13/2017 🔍
12/03/2018 +355 days 🔍
12/05/2018 +2 days 🔍
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12/06/2018 +1 days 🔍
06/13/2023 +1650 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-1650 (🔍)
X-Force: 144656

Entryinfo

Created: 12/06/2018 08:11 AM
Updated: 06/13/2023 09:41 AM
Changes: 12/06/2018 08:11 AM (60), 04/17/2020 06:09 PM (1), 06/13/2023 09:40 AM (3), 06/13/2023 09:41 AM (13)
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