POWER9: In response to a security issue with BMC's HTTPS server, a new Power System firmware update is being released to address Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures issue number CVE 2021-38960
DESCRIPTION: IBM OPENBMC could allow an unauthenticated user to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/212047 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
|OPENBMC||OP920, OP930, OP940|
Customers with the products below running OP920, OP930 or OP940, install OP940.30:
1) IBM Power System AC922 (8335-GTH, 8335-GTX)
Customers with the products below running OP940, install OP940.30:
1) IBM Power Hardware Management Console System Firmware (7063-CR2)
Workarounds and Mitigations
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26 Oct 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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02 February 2022