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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by a Weak Password Policy vulnerability (CVE-2021-20418)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium has fixed this vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20418
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base score: 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196279 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Security Guardium11.2
IBM Security Guardium11.3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Off

Acknowledgement

Gabor Minyo

Change History

10 Aug 2021: Initial Publication
08 Sep 2021: Second 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:
08 September 2021

UID

ibm16479899