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Security Bulletin: IBM Robotic Process Automation is allows weak passwords priort to 21.0.3 (CVE-2022-35280)

Security Bulletin


Prior to version 21.0.3 IBM Robotic Process Automation allowed weak passwords that may make it easier for attackers to compromise accounts. As of release 21.0.3 IBM Robotic Process Automation enforces strong passwords.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-35280
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Robotic Process Automation does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base score: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Robotic Process Automation for Cloud Pak< 21.0.3


IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now.

Product(s)Version(s) number and/or range Remediation/Fix/Instructions
IBM Robotic Process Automation for Cloud Pak< 21.0.3Update to 21.0.3 or higher, follow instructions.





Workarounds and Mitigations

Users should be directed to use strong passwords.


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Change History

29 Jul 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
24 October 2022