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Security Bulletin: A Vulnerability Has Been Identified In IBM Security Verify Privilege Manager (CVE-2020-4606)

Security Bulletin


Summary

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

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4606
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


Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to the latest release available here.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

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.

Change History

28 Dec 2021: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 January 2021

UID

ibm16398602