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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability has been found in IBM Cloud Pak for Applications v4.3 where insecure http communications is used

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability has been found in IBM Cloud Pak for Applications v4.3 where insecure http communications is used

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20360
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Applications 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/195031 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(s)Version(s)
IBM Cloud Pak for ApplicationsAll

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Cloud Pak for Applications 4.3.1 no longer exposes an unsecured http communication.   No separate APAR is provided.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

12 Jul 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
30 July 2021

UID

ibm16471271