There is inadequate account lockout in IBM Cloud Pak System formerly known as IBM PureApplication System. It applies to Cloud Pak System, Software, and Service. Cloud Pak System has addressed this vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Pure Application System uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a remote attacker to brute force account credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/158018 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Cloud Pak System V2.3.0
For unsupported version/release/platform IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product. Contact IBM Cloud Pak System support for assistance.
Information on upgrading can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10887959.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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September 28, 2019: Original document published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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Psirt Product Record: Adv 14888, PR ID 129318
24 October 2019