Security Bulletin: Tivoli Management Framework affected by vulnerabilities in OpenSSL versions prior to 1.0.0

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Abstract

OpenSSL versions prior to 1.0.0 do not follow best security practices and need to upgrade.
On Linux (Intel or z/OS) platform, the components of Tivoli Management Framework 4.1.1 include the files in OpenSSL which version is prior to 1.0.0.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE IDs: CVE-2012-2131, CVE-2012-2110, CVE-2012-0884, CVE-2012-0050, CVE-2011-4108, CVE-2011-4576, CVE-2011-4577, CVE-2011-4619, CVE-2012-0027, CVE-2011-3207, CVE-2011-3210, CVE-2011-0014, CVE-2010-4252, CVE-2010-3864, CVE-2010-0742, CVE-2010-1633

DESCRIPTION:

OpenSSL versions prior to 1.0.0 do not follow best security practices and need to upgrade to version 1.0.0j or higher or version 1.0.1c. These versions of OpenSSL resolve a number of key security exposures and improve the entropy by mixing the time into the entropy pool.

For a complete list of OpenSSL Vulnerabilities by version, please refer to http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Management Framework 4.1.1
(Note: Tivoli Management Framework 4.3.1 does not have this issue.)

REMEDIATION:

• Tivoli Management Framework 4.1.1

On 4.1.1 TMR/MN/GW (Linux on Intel or z/OS):

Apply the TMR/MN/GW limited availability patch 4.1.1-TMF-0130LA to upgrade OpenSSL to version 1.0.1c

On 4.1.1 SSL-B (Linux on Intel or z/OS):

Apply the SSL-B patch 4.1.1-TMF-0131 to upgrade OpenSSL to version 1.0.1c

Fix VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
4.1.1-TMF-0130LA 4.1.1 N/A Contact Level 2 support for the limited availability patch
4.1.1-TMF-0131 4.1.1 N/A http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033856

• Tivoli Management Framework 4.3.1

N/A

WORKAROUND(S):
None.

MITIGATION(S):
None.

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
• On-line Calculator V2
• OpenSSL security bulletins:

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
None.

CHANGE HISTORY
November 30 2012: Original Copy Published
December 2 2012: Added Note for Tivoli Management Framework 4.3.1



*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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More support for:

Tivoli Management Framework

Software version:

4.1.1

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1618903

Modified date:

2014-04-03

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