IBM InfoSphere BigInsights 2.1.2 Alert management Service Credentials information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in IBM InfoSphere BigInsights 2.1.2 (Reporting Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Alert management Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Credentials). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights 2.1.2 allows remote authenticated users to discover SMTP server credentials via vectors related to the Alert management service. IBM X-Force ID: 95029.

The bug was discovered 03/18/2015. The weakness was released 04/20/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-4782 since 07/09/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/29/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1129 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 74178.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.4

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Name: Credentials
Class: Information disclosure / Credentials
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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07/09/2014 🔍
03/18/2015 +252 days 🔍
04/20/2018 +1128 days 🔍
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04/21/2018 +1 days 🔍
01/29/2020 +648 days 🔍

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-4782 (🔍)
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Created: 04/21/2018 04:11 PM
Updated: 01/29/2020 08:16 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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