Security Bulletin: Tivoli Management Framework affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-5081)

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Abstract

Easily exploitable vulnerability allows successful unauthenticated network attacks via SSL/TLS. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java Runtime Environment.
Note: Applies to server deployments of JSSE.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE IDs: CVE-2012-5081

DESCRIPTION:
The Java program running on Tivoli Management Framework uses JSSE to establish the SSL connection. The vulnerability could occur when the SSL connection is enabled.

CVEID: CVE-2012-5081
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: Undefined
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Management Framework 4.3.1

REMEDIATION:

JRE 1.4.2 for Tivoli Management Framework 4.3.1:

On 4.3.1 TMR/MN/GW (AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows):

Apply the JRE patch 4.3.1-TMF-0028

Fix VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
4.3.1-TMF-0028 4.3.1 IV31408 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033796

WORKAROUND(S):
None.

MITIGATION(S):
None.

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
• On-line Calculator V2
Text Form of Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update - October 2012 Risk Matrices

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
None.

CHANGE HISTORY
December 10 2012: Original Copy Published



*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.

Note: 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.

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Management Framework

Software version:

4.3.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1619912

Modified date:

2012-12-10

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