Use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm in IBM Security Directory Suite



Published: 2024-05-23
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-33160
CWE-ID CWE-327
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM Security Directory Suite
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Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm

EUVDB-ID: #VU89782

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33160

CWE-ID: CWE-327 - Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to IBM Security Directory Suite uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Security Directory Suite: before 8.0.1.21

External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7047071


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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