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Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus allows use of TLS Version 1.1 protocols (CVE-2020-4783)

Security Bulletin


Summary

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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4783
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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.6

Remediation/Fixes

 
IBM Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformAPAR
Link to Fix
      10.110.1.7LinuxIT33626
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6330495

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

20 November 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:
20 November 2020

UID

ibm16368601