A vulnerability identified in IBM Security Verify Privilege Manager previously known as IBM Security Privilege Manager has been addressed in the release 10.8.2
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Secret Server is vulnerable to an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base score: 5.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184883 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
All versions of IBM Security Verify Privilege Manager prior to 10.8.2
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.
28 Dec 2021: Initial Publication
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07 January 2021