IBM Support

Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by a Use of Hard-coded Credentials vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1818
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium 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: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/150022 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 

 

Affected IBM Security Guardium

Affected Versions
IBM Security Guardium 10.0 - 10.5

 

 

Remediation/Fixes

 

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security Guardium 10.0 - 10.5

Customers can upgrade to version 10.6 by downloading from here:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=10.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_10.0p600_GPU_Nov-2018-V10.6&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc

Or

Customers currently on version 10.5 with patch 10.0p512 installed can upgrade version 10.5 with bundle 10.0p520 from here:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=10.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_10.0p520_Bundle_Dec-06-2018&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins

References

Off

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

Dec 11, 2018: Original version published
Dec 19, 2018: Second version published

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Internal Use Only

121264

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSMPHH","label":"IBM Security Guardium"},"Component":"--","Platform":[{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"}],"Version":"10-10.5","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB24","label":"Security Software"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
19 December 2018

UID

ibm10737073