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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities identified in IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) .These vulnerabilities have been fixed in GDE 4.0.0.0. Please apply the latest version for the fixes.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4713
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172084 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4698
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171929 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4693
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local privileged user.
CVSS Base score: 6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171831 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4701
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) is deployed with active debugging code that can create unintended entry points.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171936 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4692
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) discloses sensitive information to unauthorized users. The information can be used to mount further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171829 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4695
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) allows web pages to be stored locally which can be read by another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171926 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
GDE 3.0.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product(s) Fixed Version
GDE 4.0.0.0

Workarounds and Mitigations

Affected Component Fixed Version
IBM Guardium for Cloud Key Management (GCKM) GCKM 1.6.2

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Change History

11 Aug 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 August 2020

UID

ibm16320817