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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities affect the IBM Spectrum Scale GUI.

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities exist in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale GUI. A fix for this vulnerability is available.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4890
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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4891
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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Scale5.0.0 - 5.0.5.5
IBM Spectrum Scale5.1.0 - 5.1.0.2

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Change History

04 Mar 2021: 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:
15 March 2021

UID

ibm16430147