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Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Scale GUI is affected by weak crypto algorithm (CVE-2020-4349)

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Summary

A security vulnerability has been identified in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale GUI. A fix for this vulnerability is available.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4349
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178423 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Scale5.0.0.0 - 5.0.4.4

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

26 May 2020: Final Version 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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
26 May 2020

UID

ibm16214482