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Security Bulletin: Data masking rules are not enforced when CREATE TABLE AS SELECT statement is executed in IBM Data Virtualization on Cloud Pak for Data

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a defect in IBM Data Virtualization on Cloud Pak for Data where Watson Knowledge Catalog data masking rules will not be enforced when a user executes CREATE TABLE AS (SELECT …) WITH DATA statement successfully. The newly created table will contain unmasked data.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38971
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Data Virtualization on Cloud Pak for Data could allow an authorized user to bypass data masking rules and obtain sensitve information.
CVSS Base score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/212620 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)DV Version(s)
CPD Version(s)
IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.3.02.5.0
IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.4.13.0.1
IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.5.03.5, 3.5 Refresh 1 - 9
IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.7.1 - 1.7.34.0 Refresh 1 - 3
IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.7.34.0 Refresh 4

 

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product(s)DV Version(s)
CPD Version(s) Fixes
IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.3.02.5.0

Upgrade to version 1.5.0 patch version 1.5.0.0-270 (DV) /

3.5 Refresh 10 (CPD)

IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.4.13.0.1

Upgrade to version 1.5.0 patch version 1.5.0.0-270 (DV) /

3.5 Refresh 10 (CPD)

IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.5.0

3.5,

3.5 Refresh 1 - 9

Apply patch version 1.5.0.0-270 (DV) /

3.5 Refresh 10 (CPD)

IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.7.1 - 1.7.34.0 Refresh 1 - 3

Update to version 1.7.5 (DV) /

4.0 Refresh 5 (CPD)

IBM Data Virtualization(DV) on Cloud Pak for Data(CPD)1.7.34.0 Refresh 4

Update to version 1.7.5 (DV) /

4.0 Refresh 5 (CPD)

 

You must update the Cloud Pak for Data platform to version 4.0 Refresh 5 to install the fix for Data Virtualization.

To update Cloud Pak for Data platform to 4.0 Refresh 5, see the following links:

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

25 Jan 2022: 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:
11 March 2022

UID

ibm16551076