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Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may disclose sensitive information in virgo log file (CVE-2022-22396)

Security Bulletin


IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may disclose credentials in clear text in the virgo log file.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-22396
DESCRIPTION:   Credentials are printed in clear text in the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus virgo log file in certain cases. Credentials could be the remote vSnap, offload targets, or VADP credentials depending on the operation performed. Credentials that are using API key or certificate are not printed.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0.0-


IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Affected VersionsFixing
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Change History

02 June 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
02 June 2022