IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption 3.0.0.2 hard-coded credentials

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption 3.0.0.2 (Policy Management Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-798. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) 3.0.0.2 contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data. IBM X-Force ID: 171832.

The weakness was presented 08/26/2020 (Website). The advisory is available at ibm.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-4694 since 01/03/2019. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/11/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1110.001 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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 (171832). See 160312, 160313, 160314 and 160315 for similar entries.

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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-798
ATT&CK: T1110.001

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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
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CVE: CVE-2019-4694 (🔒)
X-Force: 171832

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Created: 08/27/2020 06:57 AM
Updated: 11/11/2020 02:33 PM
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