Vulnerabilities exist in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale GUI. A fix for this vulnerability is available.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale could allow a local user with a valid role to the REST API to cause a denial of service due to weak or absense of rate limiting.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190973 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a local user er to brute force Rest API account credentials.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190974 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Scale||5.0.0 - 220.127.116.11|
|IBM Spectrum Scale||5.1.0 - 18.104.22.168|
For IBM Spectrum Scale V22.214.171.124 through V126.96.36.199, apply V188.8.131.52 available from FixCentral at:
For IBM Spectrum Scale V5.1.0 through V184.108.40.206 apply V220.127.116.11 available from FixCentral at:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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15 March 2021