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IBM Security Guardium Lets Local Users View Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041763
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1498   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 2 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Security Guardium. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

IBM Security Guardium EcoSystem stores user credentials in clear text. A local user can read the passwords.

The IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team (Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix.

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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