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Vulnerability of IBM QRadar SIEM: privilege escalation via Weak Credential Storage

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Weak Credential Storage of IBM QRadar SIEM, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: QRadar SIEM.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/01/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 1170334, CVE-2019-4508, VIGILANCE-VUL-31297.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Weak Credential Storage of IBM QRadar SIEM, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as QRadar SIEM.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM QRadar SIEM: patch for IBM Weak Credential Storage.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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