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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor is affected by a Weak Passsword Policy vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2017-1597
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/132610 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor V10.0 -  10.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Security Guardium Database Activity Monitor 10.0 - 10.5 http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=IBM%20Security&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Guardium&release=10.0&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=SqlGuard_10.0p600_GPU_Nov-2018-V10.6&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

Dec 13, 2018: Original 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Guardium

Component: --

Software version: 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.1.4, 10.5

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 2014231

Modified date: 13 December 2018