Vulnerability identifier: #VU12308
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: IBM Corporation
The vulnerability allows a local unauthenticated attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
The weakness exists due to the GSKit CMS KDB logic fails to salt the hash function resulting in weaker than expected protection of passwords. A weak password may be recovered. A local attacker can gain access to potentially sensitive information.
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Vulnerable software versions
Spectrum Protect Server: 7.1, 7.2
Spectrum Protect Snapshot: 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.6
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.