IBM Team Concert up to 6.0.5 Credential Storage inadequate encryption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in IBM Team Concert up to 6.0.5. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Credential Storage. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-326. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IBM Team Concert (RTC) 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, and 6.0.5 stores credentials for users using a weak encryption algorithm, which could allow an authenticated user to obtain highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 134393.

The bug was discovered 04/10/2018. The weakness was released 04/23/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-1701 since 11/30/2016. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/30/2020). 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 13 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.

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Class: Weak encryption
CWE: CWE-326
ATT&CK: Unknown

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

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
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CVE: CVE-2017-1701 (🔍)

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Created: 04/24/2018 08:55 AM
Updated: 01/30/2020 03:50 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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