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Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Protect Server allows Triple DES (3DES) ciphers to be used (CVE-2018-1785)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Server allows Triple DES (3DES) ciphers to be used. This can result in the use of weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-1785
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (IBM Spectrum Protect 7.1 and 8.1) uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 148870.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148870 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Server8.1.0.000-8.1.10.xxx
7.1.0.000-7.1.11.xxx

Remediation/Fixes

 
Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
APAR
PlatformLink to Fix
      8.18.1.11.000IT33040AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6368255
      7.17.1.12.000IT33040AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6368029
 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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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

ibm16369099