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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by an Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts vulnerability (CVE-2021-20427)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium has fixed this vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20427
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Guardium uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a remote attacker to brute force account credentials.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/196314 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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

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Acknowledgement

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

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

ibm16479913