IBM Cloud Private 3.1.0 IAM Services Packet information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in IBM Cloud Private 3.1.0 (Cloud Software). This affects an unknown part of the component IAM Services. The manipulation as part of a Packet leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) services (IBM Cloud Private 3.1.0) do not use a secure channel, such as SSL, to exchange information only when accessed internally from within the cluster. It could be possible for an attacker with access to network traffic to sniff packets from the connection and uncover data. IBM X-Force ID: 150903

The bug was discovered 11/19/2018. The weakness was presented 11/21/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-1843 since 12/13/2017. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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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Exploitinginfo

Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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12/13/2017 🔍
11/19/2018 +341 days 🔍
11/21/2018 +2 days 🔍
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11/22/2018 +1 days 🔍
06/11/2023 +1662 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-1843 (🔍)
X-Force: 150903

Entryinfo

Created: 11/22/2018 08:02 AM
Updated: 06/11/2023 09:27 AM
Changes: 11/22/2018 08:02 AM (61), 04/14/2020 12:45 PM (1), 06/11/2023 09:25 AM (3), 06/11/2023 09:27 AM (11)
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