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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway enables default IPMI account

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Summary

If IPMI over LAN Is enabled, a default administrator account is also enabled.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4621
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DataPower Appliance and IBM MQ Appliance have a default administrator account that is enabled if the IPMI LAN channel is enabled. A remote attacker could use this account to gain unauthorised access to the BMC.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/168883 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM DataPower Gateway2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.5
IBM DataPower Gateway7.6.0.0-7.6.0.14

Remediation/Fixes

Fixed in versionAPARRemediation
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.6IT29004Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.15IT29004Install the fixpack

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

05 Dec 2019: Initial Publication

*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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 June 2021

UID

ibm11125615