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Security Bulletin: Sensitive Data Disclosure Vulnerability in IBM Infosphere Guardium (CVE-2012-3312)

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Security Bulletin: Sensitive Data Disclosure Vulnerability in IBM Infosphere Guardium (CVE-2012-3312)


Datasource definition editor sends password in clear text.


CVE ID: CVE-2012-3312


The datasource definition editor, login and password for a configured database are revealed in plain text if "save password" is enabled.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: unavailable
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


IBM Infosphere Guardium 8.2 and earlier

Apply patch for password disclosure for the appropriate Guardium release.

As of August 15, 2012, Guardium patches for all versions are available through FixCentral.
Version 8.2: Latest GPU Fix for v8.2 can be found on Fix Central
Version 8.01: Latest GPU Fix for v8.01 can be found on Fix Central
Version 8.0: InfoSphere_Gaurdium_8.0p9010 on FixCentral

none known; apply fixes


disable “save-password” in the datasource definition editor until the fix is applied

· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Vulnerability Database
· CVE-2012-3312

· IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
· IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Positive Technologies discovered by Positive Research Center (reference number PT-2012-15).

*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 Flash.

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018