A security vulnerability has been identified in all levels of IBM Spectrum Scale that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. A fix for this vulnerability is available.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/221012 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
|IBM Spectrum Scale||5.1.0 - 220.127.116.11|
For IBM Spectrum Scale levels lower than V5.1.3, apply V18.104.22.168 or V22.214.171.124 or later available from FixCentral at:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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*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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31 May 2022