Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Guardium is affected by Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information vulnerability (CVE-2016-0238 )
IBM Security Guardium transmits sensitive data in cleartext in the query of the request. This could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium transmits sensitive data in cleartext in the query of the request. This could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110409 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
IBM Security Guardium V 9, 9.1, 9.5
V10, 10.1, 10.1.2
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd. Dmitriy Beryoza
06/30/2017 Original publish date
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