Security Bulletin: Passwords are unencrypted locally in IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere (CVE-2018-1877)
IBM Robotic Process Automation could store highly sensitive information in the form of unencrypted passwords that would be available to a local user.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Robotic Process Automation could store highly sensitive information in the form of unencrypted passwords that would be available to a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151713 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|Affected IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere||Affected Versions|
|IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere||11.0|
The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix containing APAR JR60078 as soon as practical:
|Product||VRMF||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere||18.104.22.168||JR60078||IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere v22.214.171.124|
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31 October 2018: Original version published
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