Security Bulletin: IBM XIV Storage System (MTM 2810-A14, 2812-A14, MTM 2810-114, 2812-114) Fixed Passwords for Maintenance Accounts (CVE-2012-2166)
IBM XIV Storage Systems have maintenance accounts with fixed passwords. A fix is available to manage access to these accounts.
The XIV Storage Systems have preconfigured user accounts that are used for maintenance purposes. These accounts have fixed passwords.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75041 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:I/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
All XIV Storage Systems (MTM 2810-A14, 2812-A14, 2810-114, 2812-114), all code levels.
For 2810-114 and 2812-114 systems, upgrade to level 11.1.1 or higher. For 2810-A14 and 2812-A14 systems, upgrade to level 10.2.4.e-2 or higher.
Disable these maintenance accounts using the xiv_support_disable XCLI command. The accounts can then be enabled when required for service via the xiv_support_enable XCLI command.
Contact your Technical Advisor or other IBM support representative for additional information.
- Complete CVSS Guide
- On-line Calculator V2
- X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75041
- XIV Storage System Information Center
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
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