Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Scale, with the Spectrum Scale GUI installed, is affected by a security vulnerability (CVE-2016-0361)
A security vulnerability has been identified in the current levels of IBM Spectrum Scale V220.127.116.11 thru V18.104.22.168, with the Spectrum Scale GUI installed, that could allow a remote unprivileged user to obtain sensitive information including ADMIN passwords used to access other components of the system.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Scale, with the Spectrum Scale GUI installed, could allow a remote unprivileged user to obtain sensitive information including ADMIN passwords used to access other components of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111931 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Spectrum Scale V22.214.171.124 and V126.96.36.199
Apply IBM Spectrum Scale V188.8.131.52 available at http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Software%2Bdefined%2Bstorage&product=ibm/StorageSoftware/IBM+Spectrum+Scale&release=4.2.0&platform=All&function=all
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*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.
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