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Security Bulletin: IBM Cloud Pak for Security is potentially vulnerable to sensitive information exposure (CVE-2020-4816)

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Summary

IBM Cloud Pak for Security 1.4.0.0 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques. This has been addressed in an update.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4816
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/189703 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)

Affected Products and Versions

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

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

11 Dec 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

ibm16408658