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Security Bulletin: IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) has a vulnerability (CVE-2021-39022), related to hazardous input.

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerability identified in IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE), related to hazardous input. Please apply the latest version for the fixes.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39022
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) saves user-provided information into a Comma-Separated Value (CSV) file, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could be interpreted as a command when the file is opened by spreadsheet software.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213858 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Product Name   Component Name  Affected Version 
IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) Guardium Cloud Key Manager (GCKM) 1.10.1 and lower
IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) CipherTrust Tokenization Server (CT-VL) 2.6.3 and lower
IBM Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) Guardium Data Encryption Server (DSM) 4.0.0.8 and lower

Remediation/Fixes

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

Component Name Fixed in version     Patch/Upgrade link
Guardium Cloud Key Manager (GCKM) 1.10.2 https://supportportal.thalesgroup.com/csm?id=kb_article_view&sys_kb_id=3f16cf99dbc20110f0e3220805961916&sysparm_article=KB0025602
CipherTrust Tokenization Server (CT-VL) 2.6.4 https://supportportal.thalesgroup.com/csm?id=kb_article_view&sys_kb_id=914ee8991b990110f9dca6886e4bcb80&sysparm_article=KB0025456
Guardium Data Encryption Server (GDE) 4.0.0.8
https://supportportal.thalesgroup.com/csm?id=kb_article_view&sys_kb_id=4f1986971b0e4510b840c84b1d4bcbc4&sysparm_article=KB0025645

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

08 Mar 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

ibm16562379