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Security Bulletin: Account Lockout Vulnerability Affects IBM Sterling Connect:Direct Web Services (CVE-2021-38890)

Security Bulletin


Summary

An account lockout vulnerability has been addressed by IBM Connect:Direct Web Service.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38890
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Sterling Connect:Direct Web Services uses an inadequate account lockout setting that could allow a remote attacker to brute force account credentials.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/209507 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Sterling Connect Direct Web Services1.0
IBM Connect:Direct Web Services6.0

Remediation/Fixes

Apply 6.2.0.1, available  on Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

19 Nov 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:
22 November 2021

UID

ibm16518586