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Security Bulletin: There are multiple vulnerabilities identified in IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) (CVE-2021-20378, CVE-2021-20416, CVE-2021-20474, CVE-2021-20379)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities identified in IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE). These vulnerabilities have been fixed in GDE 4.0.0.5. Please apply the latest version to obtain the fixes.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20474
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium does not perform any authentication for functionality that requires a provable user identity or consumes a significant amount of resources.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196945 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20378
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) does not invalidate session after logout which could allow an authenticated user to impersonate another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195709 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20416
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the HTTPOnly flag. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information from the cookie.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196218 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20379
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195711 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product

Version

GDE      

3.0.0.2

GDE

4.0.0.4

Remediation/Fixes

Listed vulnerabilities (in this security bulletin) are address in below version of IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE). Please apply the latest version to obtain the fix.

Product

Fixed Version

 Link for Fixes

GDE      

5.0.0.x

Thales Portal -> My Products -> Guardium Data Encryption Components

https://supportportal.thalesgroup.com/csm?id=kb_article_view&sys_kb_id=9e0cd4bcdb84201080b234523996190f&sysparm_article=KB0023088

Workarounds and Mitigations

Please apply the latest version to obtain the fixes.

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References

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Acknowledgement

John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Vince Dragnea, Gabor Minyo, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Gabor Miny

Change History

25 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:
29 July 2021

UID

ibm16469407