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Security Bulletin: Password provided for executing chkauth is logged in audit log on IBM Storwize V7000 Unified (CVE-2014-3077)

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Summary

A fix is available for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified, for the security issue that Password provided for executing chkauth is logged in audit log

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:
CVE-2014-3077

DESCRIPTION:
Under some circumstances, user details appear in the system audit log. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the system.

CVSS Base Score: 1.7
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93906 for the current score

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
The product is affected when running code releases 1.3.0.0 to 1.4.3.3

Remediation/Fixes

A fix for this issue is in version 1.4.3.4 of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified. Customers running an affected version of V7000 Unified should upgrade to 1.4.3.4 or a later version, so that the fix gets applied.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround(s) :
Avoid use of authentication server which is not protected behind a firewall. This vulnerability can be exploited only by someone who could obtain access to the authentication server.

Mitigation(s) : None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

11 Sept 2014: First draft

*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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Internal Use Only

PSIRT 1802

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

ssg1S1004837