Security Bulletin: IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog (with Information Server) is affected by a Cryptographic vulnerability
A Cryptographic vulnerability was addressed by IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog (with Information Server).
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server stores a common hard coded encryption key that could be used to decrypt sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/159229 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
The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog (with Information Server): version 18.104.22.168
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 22.214.171.124
InfoSphere Watson Knowledge Catalog (with Information Server), Information Server on Cloud
1. If you installed Information Server 126.96.36.199 using the original suite release image
Workarounds and Mitigations
See Technote for details.
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29 May 2019: Original version published
30 May 2019: Updated description of 11.7.1 respin image
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More support for:
InfoSphere Information Server
Component: InfoSphere Governance Catalog
Software version: 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 0881197
Modified date: 30 May 2019