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Security Bulletin: Sensitive information in logs vulnerability affects IBM Sterling Gentran:Server for Windows (CVE-2021-39032)

Security Bulletin


IBM Sterling Gentran:Server for Windows has addressed a potential vulnerability where sensitive information could be stored in log files.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39032
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Sterling Gentran:Server for Windows stores potentially sensitive information in log files that could be read by a local user.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Sterling Gentran:Server for Windows5.3.1


IBM Sterling Gentran:Server for Windows5.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

13 Jan 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
21 January 2022