IBM Spectrum Protect Plus should disable the use of TLS Version 1.1 protocols as this could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 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/189214 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)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Protect Plus||10.1.0-10.1.6|
|IBM Spectrum Protect|
|Platform||APAR||Link to Fix|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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20 November 2020: Initial Publication
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20 November 2020