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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)

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SUMMARY:
Datasource definition editor sends password in clear text.
VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3312

DESCRIPTION:

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

CVSS:
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)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

IBM Infosphere Guardium 8.2 and earlier

REMEDIATION:
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


Workaround:
none known; apply fixes

Mitigation:

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

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

RELATED INFORMATION:
· IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
· IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
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

More support for: IBM Security Guardium

Software version: 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1609224

Modified date: 11 April 2017