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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Information Queue contains hard-coded credentials (CVE-2020-4283)

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Summary

IBM Security Information Queue (ISIQ) stores the JSON web token (JWT) secret in plain text in one of its YAML files. As of v1.0.5, ISIQ generates an encrypted JWT secret during product configuration.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4283
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Information Queue (ISIQ) contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/176206 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Security Information Queue (ISIQ) 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4

Remediation/Fixes

Download and install the latest IBM Security Information Queue images (tagged at 1.0.5 or greater) from the Docker Hub repository. The instructions for accessing and deploying the images can be found on the ISIQ starter kit page: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-security-information-queue-starter-kit

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea and Troy Fisher from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.

Change History

14 Feb 2020: 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:
28 February 2020

UID

ibm15383395