Some of the error messages displayed in by Cloud Pak for Security 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions could allow the attacker to obtain senstivite information as part of a technical error message that could be utilised in attacks against the system. This has been addressed in an update.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) 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/185369 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)
Affected Products and Versions
|Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)||188.8.131.52|
|Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)||184.108.40.206|
Upgrade to CP4S 220.127.116.11 or greater at https://cloud.ibm.com/catalog/content/ibm-cp-security-b25bd169-0fbd-4cf3-a8ea-0067316158a4-global or following https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSTDPP_1.5.0/platform/docs/security-pak/upgrading.html
Workarounds and Mitigations
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John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.
13 Nov 2020: Initial Publication
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26 January 2021