Wednesday, 8 March 2017

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in IBM QRadar 7.2. This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (xxe). Impacted is confidentiality, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 03/07/2017 as 1999537 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-9724 since 12/01/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/08/2017).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
See 97605 and 97606 for similar entries.


VulDB Base Score5.4
VulDB Temp Score5.4
VulDB Reliability: Medium


Recommended: no mitigation known
0-Day Time: 0 days since found


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