A vulnerability (CVE-2020-4987) affects the IBM FlashSystem model 900 management GUI.
CVSS Base score: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192702 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Storage Node machine type and models (MTMs) affected:
- 9840-AE1 and 9843-AE1
- 9840-AE2 and 9843-AE2
- 9840-AE3 and 9843-AE3
- VRMFs 22.214.171.124 and prior
- VRMFs 126.96.36.199 and prior
|FlashSystem 840 MTMs:
9840-AE1 and 9843-AE1
FlashSystem 900 MTMs:
9843-UF3, 9840-AE2, 9843-AE2, 9840-AE3, and 9843-AE3
Note: AE1 systems are no longer supported.
Code fixes are now available, the minimum VRMF containing the fix depending on the code stream:
Fixed Code VRMF:
1.6 stream: 188.8.131.52
1.5 stream: 184.108.40.206
|N/A||FlashSystem 900 fixes are available at IBM's Fix Central website. FlashSystem 840 is no longer supported.|
Workarounds and Mitigations
Upgrade to a supported firmware level.
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Brice Augras, Antoine Enard, Victor Poucheret
03 May 2021: Initial Publication
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12 May 2021