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Security Bulletin: HTML comments with sensitive information could be present in IBM Workload Scheduler

Security Bulletin


HTML comments with sensitive information, as file locations, machine or user names, could be present in IBM Dynamic Workload Console 9.5

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4673
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Workload Automation stores sensitive information in HTML comments that could aid in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Workload Automation9.5.x


APAR IJ30010 has been opened to address CVE-2020-4673.
Apar IJ30010 has been included in IBM Workload Scheduler 9.5 FP03 and it is already available on FixCentral.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

07 Jan 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
11 January 2021