Security Bulletin: Selection of Less-Secure Algorithm During Negotiation vulnerability affects IBM Security Guardium (CVE-2017-1271)
IBM Security Guardium supports interaction between multiple actors but does not select the strongest algorithm that is available to both parties. IBM Security Guardium has provided a fix for this vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium supports interaction between multiple actors and allows those actors to negotiate which algorithm should be used as a protection mechanism such as encryption or authentication, but it does not select the strongest algorithm that is available to both parties.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124746 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 V9.0, 9.1, 9.5
IBM Security Guardium V10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3
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: Ron Craig, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza
12/01/17: Original Version Published
12/08/2017 - Second version published
12/18/2017: Third Version Published
*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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IBM Security Guardium
Software version: 9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #: 2010435
Modified date: 18 December 2017