If your IBM® Intelligent Operations Center system is configured to use a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) user registry, user passwords might be obtained by a brute force attack that uses HTTP basic authentication requests to IBM Intelligent Operations Center.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Intelligent Operations Center does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/157012 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
- IBM® Intelligent Operations Center V5.1.0 - V5.2.0
- IBM® Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management V5.1.0 - V22.214.171.124
- IBM® Water Operations for Waternamics V5.1.0 - V126.96.36.199
Workarounds and Mitigations
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31 May 2019: Original 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.
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31 May 2019