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Security Bulletin: IBM UrbanCode Deploy (UCD) stores keystore passwords in plain after a manuel edit, which can be read by a local user.

Security Bulletin


IBM UrbanCode Deploy (UCD) leaves a keystore passwords in plain text after a manual edit, which may be read by a local user.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4944
DESCRIPTION:   IBM UrbanCode Deploy (UCD) stores keystore passwords in plain in plain text after a manuel edit, which can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.1.1.1
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.0.5.3
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.1.1.2
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.1.1.0
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.1.0.0
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.0.5.4
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.0.4.0
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.0.3.0


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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

29 Mar 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
29 March 2021