A security vulnerability in IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop caused by a security vulnerability in OpenSSL.

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Abstract

A security vulnerability has been discovered in the OpenSSL libraries included in IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop that results in a security vulnerability in IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS: 

CVE ID
: CVE-2011-4576

DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop uses OpenSSL libraries for cryptography and is vulnerable to a security vulnerability that has been discovered in the OpenSSL libraries. The SSL 3.0 implementation in OpenSSL before 0.9.8s and 1.x before 1.0.0f does not properly initialize data structures for block cipher padding, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by decrypting the padding data sent by an SSL peer.

CVSS:
 
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/72130 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED VERSIONS:
 
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop 3.5.0 and 3.6.0

REMEDIATION:

• Version 3.6.0: apply Fix Pack 3.6.0.1
• Version 3.5.0: upgrade to 3.6.0.1

WORKAROUND(S): 
• None known; apply fixes

MITIGATION(S): 
• None known 

REFERENCES: 
• Complete CVSS Guide 
• On-line Calculator V2
• X-Force Vulnerability Database
• CVE-2011-4576

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


*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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More support for:

Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop

Software version:

3.5, 3.6

Operating system(s):

HP NonStop

Reference #:

1631429

Modified date:

2013-03-19

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