IBM QRadar SIEM up to 7.3.3 Patch 8/7.4.3 GA inadequate encryption

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A vulnerability was found in IBM QRadar SIEM up to 7.3.3 Patch 8/7.4.3 GA (Log Management Software). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-326. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

IBM QRadar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.3 Patch 8 and 7.4.0 to 7.4.3 GA uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 194448.

The weakness was released 07/26/2021. The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-20337 since 12/17/2020. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (194448).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.6

VulDB Base Score: 3.7
VulDB Temp Score: 3.6
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Class: Weak encryption
CWE: CWE-326
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ibm.com

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12/17/2020 CVE assigned
07/26/2021 +220 days Advisory disclosed
07/26/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/05/2021 +10 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: ibm.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2021-20337 (🔒)
X-Force: 194448

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Created: 07/26/2021 06:32 PM
Updated: 08/05/2021 07:19 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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