IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption 3.0.0.2 Credentials missing encryption

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption 3.0.0.2 (Policy Management Software). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability (Credentials). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-311. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) 3.0.0.2 stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by a local privileged user. IBM X-Force ID: 171831.

The weakness was disclosed 08/26/2020 (Website). The advisory is shared at ibm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-4693 since 01/03/2019. An attack has to be approached locally. Additional levels of successful authentication are required for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1600 for this issue.

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (171831). The entries 160316, 160319, 160321 and 160323 are pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

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Name: Credentials
Class: Weak encryption / Credentials
CWE: CWE-311
ATT&CK: T1600

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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01/03/2019 CVE assigned
08/26/2020 +601 days Advisory disclosed
08/27/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
11/11/2020 +76 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: ibm.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2019-4693 (🔒)
X-Force: 171831

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Created: 08/27/2020 06:56 AM
Updated: 11/11/2020 02:18 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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