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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site scripting in IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager (CVE-2021-38982)

Security Bulletin


Cross-Site scripting in IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager (CVE-2021-38982).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38982
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Affected Version(s)
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 3.0 -
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 3.0.1 -
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager 4.0 -
IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 4.1.0 -
IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 4.1.1


It is fixed in  4.1.1 - Fix Pack 1

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John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Gabor Minyo, Geoffrey Owden, and Ben Goodspeed from the IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.

Change History

11 Nov 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
12 November 2021