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                               ESB-2012.0836
        Security Bulletin: Sensitive Data Disclosure Vulnerability
                in IBM Infosphere Guardium (CVE-2012-3312)
                             3 September 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Guardium
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-3312  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21609224

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Security Bulletin: Sensitive Data Disclosure Vulnerability in IBM Infosphere 
Guardium (CVE-2012-3312)
Flash (Alert)

Document information
InfoSphere Guardium

Software version:
8.0, 8.0.1, 8.2

Operating system(s):
Linux

Reference #:
1609224

Modified date:
2012-08-27

Abstract

Security Bulletin: Sensitive Data Disclosure Vulnerability in IBM Infosphere 
Guardium (CVE-2012-3312)

Content

SUMMARY:
Datasource definition editor sends password in clear text.

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3312

DESCRIPTION:

The datasource definition editor, login and password for a configured database 
are revealed in plain text if "save password" is enabled.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: unavailable
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

IBM Infosphere Guardium 8.2 and earlier

REMEDIATION:
Apply patch for password disclosure for the appropriate Guardium release.

As of August 15, 2012, Guardium patches for all versions are available through
FixCentral.
Version 8.2: SqlGuard-8.2p100_GPU_July_2012 on FixCentral
Version 8.01: SqlGuard-8.01p100_GPU_July_2012 on FixCentral
Version 8.0: InfoSphere_Gaurdium_8.0p9010 on FixCentral


Workaround:
none known; apply fixes

Mitigation:
disable save-password in the datasource definition editor until the fix is 
applied

REFERENCES:
 Complete CVSS Guide
 On-line Calculator V2
 X-Force Vulnerability Database
 CVE-2012-3312

RELATED INFORMATION:
 IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
 IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Positive Technologies discovered by 
Positive Research Center (reference number PT-2012-15).

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will 
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of 
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the 
Reference section of this Flash.


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