Monday , December 11 2023

IBM QRadar SIEM Users at Risk of XSS Attack and Information Disclosure

IBM QRadar is a popular SIEM (Security Incident and Event Management) tool that organizations use to detect and monitor threats. It can be used in the form of a physical appliance, a software-only solution, or a virtual appliance. As of 2023, over 1,130 companies worldwide use IBM QRadar as part of their SIEM.

Recently, IBM discovered three new vulnerabilities in IBM QRadar. These vulnerabilities were related to cryptography, cross-site scripting (XSS), and information disclosure. IBM has released fixes for these vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities were discovered by IBM’s Security Ethical Hacking team.

IBM QRadar SIEM Flaw

CVE-2023-26276: Weak Cryptographic Algorithm:

This vulnerability exists due to the use of a weaker or expected cryptographic algorithm in the QRadar tool, which could allow a threat actor to decrypt highly sensitive information. This vulnerability was given a CVSS Score of 5.9 (medium)


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CVE-2023-26274: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS):

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to embed arbitrary JS code in the Web UI that can alter the functionality that can lead to credentials disclosure through XSS on a trusted session. This vulnerability was given a CVSS Score of 4.6 (medium).

CVE-2022-34352: Information Disclosure
This vulnerability allows a delegated Admin tenant with a specific domain security profile to see other domain data.This vulnerability was given a CVSS Score of 6.5 (medium).

IBM recommended all its users patch their IBM QRadar SIEM by upgrading it to the latest version.

Source: IBM, GB hacker,

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