2021-20540 | IBM Cloud Pak for Security HTTP GET information disclosure (XFDB-198923)
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A vulnerability was found in IBM Cloud Pak for Security 126.96.36.199 up to 188.8.131.52 (Cloud Software). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component HTTP GET Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:
IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S) 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, and 188.8.131.52 could disclose sensitive information to an unauthorized user through HTTP GET requests. This information could be used in further attacks against the system. IBM X-Force ID: 198923.
The weakness was disclosed 08/02/2021. The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-20540 since 12/17/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. Additional levels of successful authentication are required for exploitation. 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 08/06/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (198923).
VulDB Meta Base Score: 2.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 2.6
Status: Not defined
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