Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by a Improper Certificate Validation vulnerability
IBM Security Guardium has addressed the following vulnerability.
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
|IBM Security Guardium||10.5|
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
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IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza
Sept 27, 2018: Original version published Jan 9, 2019: Second version published
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