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Security Bulletin: IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) has an information exposure vulnerability (CVE-2021-39026 )

Security Bulletin


Summary

An information Exposure was addressed in IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE). Please apply the latest version for the fixes.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39026
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213864 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

Product NameComponent Name Affected Version
Guardium Data Encryption (GDE)Guardium Data Encryption - CipherTrust Manager (CM)5.0.0.2, 5.0.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

Please apply the fix from below links.
Note: In order to get the fix, customer needs to login to Thales portal.

 

Component NameFixed in VersionPatch/Installable/Upgrade link 
Guardium Data Encryption - CipherTrust Manager (CM)GDE 5.0.0.4https://supportportal.thalesgroup.com/csm?id=kb_article_view&sys_kb_id=80a1be1edb258510f0e322080596196f&sysparm_article=KB0025532

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

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

16 Feb 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:
17 February 2022

UID

ibm16557184