CVE-2020-4954

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Description

IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center 7.1 and 8.1 could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication restrictions, caused by improper session validation . By using the configuration panel to obtain a valid session using an attacker controlled IBM Spectrum Protect server, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass authentication and gain access to a limited number of debug functions, such as logging levels. IBM X-Force ID: 192153.

References

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192153

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6404966

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-02-15

Updated: 2021-02-17

Type: CWE-384

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.8

Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 6.5

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 2.5

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM