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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities Have Been Identified In IBM Security Verify Privilege Vault

Security Bulletin


Multiple vulnerabilities identified in IBM Security Verify Privilege Vault previously known as IBM Security Secret Server have been addressed in the release 11.0.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20569
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Verify Privilege could allow an attacker to enumerate usernames due to improper input validation.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20582
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Verify stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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-2021-20508
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Security Verify could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base score: 2.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5419
DESCRIPTION:   VMware RabbitMQ could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a Windows-specific binary planting security flaw. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

All versions of IBM Security Secret Server prior to 11.0


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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

29 Jul 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
13 September 2021