IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption 3.0.0.2 Credentials missing encryption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption 3.0.0.2 (Policy Management Software). Affected is some unknown processing. 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. CVE summarizes:

IBM Security Guardium Data Encryption (GDE) 3.0.0.2 stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by an authenticated user. IBM X-Force ID: 171938.

The weakness was published 08/26/2020 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-4697 since 01/03/2019. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. Required for exploitation is a authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 11/11/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1600.

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 (171928). Similar entries are available at 160312, 160313, 160314 and 160315.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.2

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

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Remote: Yes

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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-2019-4697 (🔒)
X-Force: 171928

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Created: 08/27/2020 06:59 AM
Updated: 11/11/2020 02:56 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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