Security Bulletin: OpenSSL vulnerability in IBM SAN Volume Controller and Storwize Family (CVE-2014-0224)
Security vulnerability in OpenSSL
DESCRIPTION: SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability
An attacker using a carefully crafted handshake can force the use of weak keying material in OpenSSL SSL/TLS clients and servers. This can be exploited by a Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack where the attacker can decrypt and modify traffic from the attacked client and server.
The attack can only be performed between a vulnerable client *and* server. OpenSSL clients are vulnerable in all versions of OpenSSL. SVC and Storwize systems use OpenSSL server functionality and some versions are vulnerable (see below).
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM SAN Volume Controller
IBM Storwize V7000
IBM Storwize V5000
IBM Storwize V3700
IBM Storwize V3500
All products are affected when running code releases 6.4, 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 except for versions 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11 or 18.104.22.168 and above.
For IBM SAN Volume Controller, IBM Storwize V7000, V5000, V3700 and V3500, install the following code levels or higher:
Latest SAN Volume Controller Code
Latest Storwize V7000 Code
Latest Storwize V5000 Code
Latest Storwize V3700 Code
Latest Storwize V3500 Code
Workarounds and Mitigations
Ensure that all users who have access to the system are authenticated by another security system such as a firewall.
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
24 Jun 2014: First draft
*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 Security Bulletin.
According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
|Disk Storage Systems||IBM Storwize V5000||Not Applicable||Platform Independent||7.1, 7.2, 7.3|
|Disk Storage Systems||IBM Storwize V3700 (2072)||Not Applicable||Platform Independent||6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3|
|Disk Storage Systems||IBM Storwize V3500 (2071)||Not Applicable||Platform Independent||6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3|
|Storage Virtualization||SAN Volume Controller||Not Applicable||Platform Independent||6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3|
Translate this page: