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Security Bulletin: CVSS5 TLS Issue Disclosed in the Summary Advisory for the Oracle October 2012 CPU (CVE-2012-5081)

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Previous releases of IBM QRadar Security Information and Event Manager and IBM Security QRadar Risk Manager are affected by a vulnerability reported in 3rd party code. This is in regards to a denial of service vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5081
A vulnerability in the JDK's TLS implementation can impact the availability of the Jazz server bundled with QRadar SIEM and QRadar Risk Manager preventing users from logging in. The attacker can conduct the attack over the internet. No authentication is required for this attack. No specialized knowledge of QRadar SIEM or QRadar Risk Manager is necessary to conduct this attack.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

Running on Linux - RedHat 6:

IBM Security QRadar SIEM and IBM Security QRadar Risk Manager version 7.1 and 7.1 MR1


The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the fixes available.

Vendor Fix(es):
For QRadar SIEM and QRadar Risk Manager v. 7.1 and 7.1 MR1
· Upgrade to QRadar SIEM and QRadar Risk Manager 7.1 MR2

If you are unable to upgrade, contact IBM Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Not applicable; upgrade to QRadar SIEM or QRadar Risk Manager 7.1 MR2

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*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.


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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Security IBM Security QRadar Risk Manager Not Applicable Linux 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Security QRadar SIEM

Software version: 7.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1631323

Modified date: 11 September 2013

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