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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to information disclosure (CVE-2021-38936)

Security Bulletin


IBM QRadar SIEM is vulnerable to information disclosure. IBM QRadar SIEM has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38936
DESCRIPTION:   IBM QRadar SIEM could disclose highly sensitive information to a privileged user.
CVSS Base score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM QRadar SIEM7.3.0 - 7.3.3 Fix Pack 11
IBM QRadar SIEM7.4.0 - 7.4.3 Fix Pack 5
IBM QRadar SIEM7.5.0 - 7.5.0 Update Pack 1



IBM encourages customers to update their systems promptly.

Affected Product(s)VersionsFix
IBM QRadar SIEM7.37.3.3 Fix Pack 12
IBM QRadar SIEM7.47.4.3 Fix Pack 6
IBM QRadar SIEM7.57.5.0 Update Pack 2

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

18 Jul 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
20 July 2022