Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by a weak password encryption vulnerability
A weak password encryption vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Information Server.
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by a weak password encryption vulnerability that could allow a local user to obtain highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141682 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
The following product, running on all supported platforms, is affected:
IBM Information Server Enterprise Server: version 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.7
|InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Server, Information Server on Cloud||11.7||JR59579||--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 184.108.40.206
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16 October 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.
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