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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium Insights is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium Insights has addressed the following vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-12399
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Kafka could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the Connect REST API. By sending specially crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information in tasks endpoint.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174387 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-2020-4175
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174684 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4167
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information or perform unauthorized actions due to improper authenciation mechanisms.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174403 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4603
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights performs an operation at a privilege level that is higher than the minimum level required, which creates new weaknesses or amplifies the consequences of other weaknesses.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184880 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4171
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights allows web pages to be stored locally which can be read by another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174407 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4169
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights 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/174405 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4174
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights 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/174683 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4172
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174408 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4166
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Activity Insights could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174402 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Security Guardium Insights2.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security Guardium Insights2.0.1https://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage/?mhsrc=ibmsearch_a&mhq=pasport%20advantage
Please download version 2.0.2

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

21 Aug 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
26 August 2020

UID

ibm16323297