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Security Bulletin: Cloud Pak for Security error message returns sensitive information (CVE-2020-4628)

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Summary

Some of the error messages displayed in by Cloud Pak for Security 1.4.0.0 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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4628
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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.4.0.0
Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)1.3.0.1

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

13 Nov 2020: 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
26 January 2021

UID

ibm16408656