2021-29794 | IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact SSH Server inadequate encryption (XFDB-203556)
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A vulnerability was found in IBM Tivoli Netcool and Impact 188.8.131.52/184.108.40.206 (Directory Service Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component SSH Server. 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. The summary by CVE is:
IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 uses an insecure SSH server configuration which enables weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 203556.
The weakness was disclosed 07/12/2021. The advisory is shared at ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-29794 since 03/31/2021. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/15/2021). 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 (203556).
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
Status: Not defined
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
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03/31/2021 CVE assigned
07/12/2021 +103 days Advisory disclosed
07/12/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/15/2021 +3 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.ibm.com/
CVE: CVE-2021-29794 (🔒)
Created: 07/12/2021 20:44
Updated: 07/15/2021 15:13
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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