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Security Bulletin: Resilient App Host secrets are not encrypted (CVE-2021-20567)

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Summary

Resilient App Host is a Kubernetes-based container deployment environment that hosts Resilient app containers. By default, the secrets are not encrypted, and can be viewed in the clear by the "root" user.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20567
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Resilient OnPrem could allow a local privileged attacker to obtain sensitive information due to improper or nonexisting encryption.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/199239 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Resilient OnPremIBM Security SOAR

Remediation/Fixes

The secrets are now encrypted by default. Users must upgrade to v1.5 of IBM Security SOAR App Host (previously known as IBM Resilient App Host) in order to obtain a fix for this vulnerability. You can upgrade by following the instructions in the "Upgrade the App Host" section in the IBM Resilient Security Orchestration, Automation and Response Platform documentation. 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

08 Jun 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 June 2021

UID

ibm16464039