A security vulnerability has been identified in all levels of IBM Elastic Storage Server that could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service. A fix for this vulnerability is available.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale for IBM Elastic Storage Server could allow an authenticated user to cause a denial of service during deployment or upgrade pertaining to xcat services.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179163 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
The Elastic Storage Server 5.3.0 through 5.3.6
For IBM Elastic Storage Server V5.3.0 thru 5.3.6, apply V5.3.7 available from FixCentral at:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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17 Aug 2020: Initial Publication
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19 March 2021