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Security Bulletin: Multi-Cloud Data Encryption (MDE) is affected by a missing checksum vulnerability

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Security Bulletin: Multi-Cloud Data Encryption (MDE) has addressed a missing checksum vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1593
IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption (MDE) could allow an unauthorized user to manipulate data due to missing file checksums.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Multi-Cloud Data Encryption (MDE)
Affected Versions
Multi-Cloud Data Encryption (MDE) 2.1-


Remediation / First Fix
Multi-Cloud Data Encryption (MDE) N/A IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption V2.1.0.2 Multiplatform English (CNS30EN ) via Passport Advantage:

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Document information

More support for: IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption

Software version: 2.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2016681

Modified date: 29 May 2018