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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium Insights is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium Insights has addressed the following vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8244
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js bl module could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a buffer over-read flaw in the consume function. By sending a specially-crafted argument, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187518 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-7608
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js yargs-parser module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a prototype pollution flaw. By adding or modifying properties of Object.prototype using a __proto__ payload, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178132 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-15168
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js node-fetch module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to honor the size option after following a redirect. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume excessive resource on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188155 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4594
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184800 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4596
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184821 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14145
DESCRIPTION:   OpenSSH is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by an observable discrepancy flaw. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch a man-in-the-middle attack and gain access to the communication channel between endpoints to obtain sensitive information or further compromise the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184514 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4602
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184836 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4599
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184824 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4600
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184832 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4595
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184819 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-15778
DESCRIPTION:   OpenSSH could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper input validation in the remote function in scp.c. By opening a specially crafted file containing backtick characters in the destination argument, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185805 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4597
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the insecure link and the attacker can then obtain the cookie value by snooping the traffic.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184822 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-16845
DESCRIPTION:   Go Language is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an infinite read loop in ReadUvarint and ReadVarint in encoding/binary. By sending a specially-crafted input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/186375 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-24553
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the CGI/FCGI handlers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187776 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4604
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local privileged user.
CVSS Base score: 4.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184881 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-15586
DESCRIPTION:   Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a data race in some net/http servers. By sending specially-crafted HTTP requests, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185446 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14039
DESCRIPTION:   Go could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper validation on the VerifyOptions.KeyUsages EKU requirements during the X.509 certificate verification. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to the system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185443 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4166
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium Insights 2.0.1 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system. IBM X-Force ID: 174402.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174402 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Third Party Entry:   183560
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js lodash module denial of service
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183560 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Security Guardium Insights2.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security Guardium Insights2.0.2https://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage/?mhsrc=ibmsearch_a&mhq=pasport%20advantage
Please download V 2.5

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

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

12 Jan 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 January 2021

UID

ibm16403463