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Security Bulletin: A Security Vulnerability Has Been Identified In IBM Security Secret Server (CVE-2020-4459)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A security vulnerability identified on IBM Security Secret Server has been addressed in the release 10.8.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4459
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Verify Access 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: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/181395 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 Security Secret ServerAll

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade IBM Security Secret Server to version 10.8 as per the instructions here.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

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

Change History

03 Aug 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 August 2020

UID

ibm16255614