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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in GSKit and GSKit-Crypto Security affect Content Manager OnDemand for Multi platforms ( CVE-2018-1447 )

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a vulnerability in GSKit and GSKit-Crypto Security that is used by Content Manager OnDemand for Multi platforms.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1447
DESCRIPTION:
The GSKit CMS KDB logic fails to salt the hash function resulting in weaker than expected protection of passwords. A weak password may be recovered. Note: After update the customer should change password to ensure the new password is stored more securely. Products should encourage customers to take this step as a high priority action.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/139972 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v 9.0
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v 9.5
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms v 10.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product Version Remediation
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 9.0 Migrate to higher version
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 9.5 Use CMOD 9.5.0.11 available at https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 10.1 Use CMOD 10.1.0.3 available at https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Workarounds and Mitigations

NA

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

Published on April 27, 2018

*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: Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms

Software version: 9.0, 9.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2014722

Modified date: 27 April 2018