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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by a Improper Certificate Validation vulnerability

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Summary

IBM Security Guardium has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1509
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium EcoSystem does not validate, or incorrectly validates, a certificate.This weakness might allow an attacker to spoof a trusted entity by using a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. The software might connect to a malicious host while believing it is a trusted host, or the software might be deceived into accepting spoofed data that appears to originate from a trusted host.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141417 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM Security Guardium

Affected Versions
IBM Security Guardium 10.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product
VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM Security Guardium 10.5 http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=10.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_10.0p600_GPU_Nov-2018-V10.6&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

Sept 27, 2018: Original version published Jan 9, 2019: Second version published

*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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Guardium

Component: --

Software version: 10.5

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 0730321

Modified date: 09 January 2019