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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM uses less secure methods for securing data at rest and in transit between hosts (CVE-2020-4980)

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Summary

IBM QRadar SIEM uses less secure methods for protecting data in transit between hosts when encrypt host connections is not enabled as well as data at rest.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4980
DESCRIPTION:   IBM QRadar SIEM uses less secure methods for protecting data in transit between hosts when encrypt host connections is not enabled as well as data at rest.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192539 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM QRadar 7.3.0 to 7.3.3 Patch 7

IBM QRadar 7.4.0 to 7.4.3 GA


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

15 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 July 2021

UID

ibm16472891