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Security Bulletin: IBM Security SiteProtector System is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


IBM Security SiteProtector System has addressed the following vulnerabilities in a Core XPU.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4150
DESCRIPTION:   IBM SiteProtector Appliance contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4138
DESCRIPTION:   IBM SiteProtector Appliance allows web pages to be stored locally which can be read by another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM SiteProtector system3.1.1


IBM SiteProtector system3.1.1 Apply the appropriate express update (XPU) as  identified in

SiteProtector console agent view.




Workarounds and Mitigations


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Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nathan Roane, Kamil Sarbinowski, Vince Dragnea, Troy Fisher and Elaheh Samani from IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Nat

Change History

19 Jul 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


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Document Information

Modified date:
10 July 2022