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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities affect the IBM Spectrum Scale GUI.

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities exist in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale GUI. A fix for this vulnerability is available.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4749
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Scale does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the insecure link and the attacker can then obtain the cookie value by snooping the traffic.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188518 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4755
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Scale is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188595 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4748
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Scale is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188517 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Scale5.0.0 -  5.0.5.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends that you fix this vulnerability by upgrading affected versions of IBM Spectrum Scale to the following code levels or higher:

V5.0.5.3

https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Software%20defined%20storage&product=ibm/StorageSoftware/IBM+Spectrum+Scale&release=5.0.5&platform=All&function=all

For unsupported versions of the product, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of code.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

16 Oct 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:
19 October 2020

UID

ibm16349449