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Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2020-4591)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect Server may disclose sensitive information due to not encrypting the second chunk of an object in an encrypted container pool.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4591
DESCRIPTION:   The IBM Spectrum Protect Server could disclose sensitive information in nondefault settings due to occasionally not encrypting the second chunk of an object in an encrypted container pool.
CVSS Base score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184746 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Server8.1.0.000-8.1.10.000

Remediation/Fixes

 
Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      8.18.1.10.100AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6323469

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

27 August 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
01 September 2020

UID

ibm16323765