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          Password vulnerability in IBM(R) Intelligent Operations
                          Center (CVE-2019-4321)
                             2 September 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Intelligent Operations Center
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4321  

Original Bulletin: 

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Password vulnerability in IBM(R) Intelligent Operations Center (CVE-2019-4321)

Product:             IBM Intelligent Operations Center
Component:           Not Applicable
Software version:    5.1.0,,,,,,
           ,,, 5.2.0
Operating system(s): Linux, Windows
Reference #:         0885901

Security Bulletin


IBM Intelligent Operations Center does not require that users should have
strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise
user accounts.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4321
DESCRIPTION: IBM Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) does not require that
users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for
attackers to compromise user accounts.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
161201 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following products and versions:

  o IBM Intelligent Operations Center V5.1.0 - V5.2.0
  o IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management V5.1.0 -
  o IBM Water Operations for Waternamics V5.1.0 - V5.2.1.1


The recommended solution is to apply an interim fix that contains the fix for
this issue as soon as practical.

|           Product           |     VRMF     | APAR  | Remediation/First Fix  |
|IBM Intelligent Operations   |V5.2.0        |PO08144|Interim fix PO08144 , or|
|Center                       |              |       |later                   |
|IBM Intelligent Operations   |V5.1.0 -      |PO08148|Interim fix PO08148 , or|
|Center                       |V5.1.0.14     |       |later                   |
|IBM Water Operations for     |V5.1.0 -      |PO08144|Interim fix PO08144 , or|
|Waternamics                  |V5.2.1.1      |       |later                   |

For information about the latest available updates, see IBM Intelligent
Operations Center V5.2 installation updates .

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

30 August 2019: Original version published

                          Cross reference information
       Product        Component Platform            Version             Edition
   IBM Intelligent              Linux,   5.1.0,,,
Operations Center for           Windows,,
Emergency Management
                                         5.1.0, 5.2.0,,
IBM Water Operations            Linux,,,
   for Waternamics             ,, 5.2.1,

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