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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager uses Weak password policy (CVE-2019-4565)

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Summary

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4565
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager 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/166626 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

Principal Product and Version(s)
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) v3.0 - v3.0.0.2 on distributed platforms
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) v3.0.1- v3.0.1.1 on distributed platforms

Remediation/Fixes

Affected versions

Fixed Version
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v3.0 - 3.0.0.2 IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v3.0.0.3
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v3.0.1- 3.0.1.1 IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v3.0.1.2

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Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza, Matt McCarty, Vincent Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Nathan Roane

Change History

original document published: 17 September 2019

*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

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 September 2019

UID

ibm11073598