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IBM QRadar SIEM Authentication Bypass (CVE-2018-1418)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1143
Date Published: 6 Dec 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 6 Jan 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1418
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? QRadar Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM)
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass exists in IBM QRadar SIEM. This vulnerability is due to a combination of lack of authentication. remote attackers to obtain sensitive information and gain unauthorized access into the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the IBM QRadar SIEM Authentication Bypass protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  IBM Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  IBM QRadar SIEM Authentication Bypass

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