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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in GSKit and GSKit-Crypto Security affect Content Manager OnDemand for Multi platforms ( CVE-2018-1447 )

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in GSKit and GSKit-Crypto Security that is used by Content Manager OnDemand for Multi platforms.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1447
The GSKit CMS KDB logic fails to salt the hash function resulting in weaker than expected protection of passwords. A weak password may be recovered. Note: After update the customer should change password to ensure the new password is stored more securely. Products should encourage customers to take this step as a high priority action.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v 9.0
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v 9.5
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v 10.0



Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms9.0Migrate to higher version
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms9.5Use CMOD available at
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms10.1Use CMOD available at

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

Published on April 27, 2018

*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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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018