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Security Bulletin: InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager affected by vulnerability in IBM JAVA JRE (CVE-2013-0169)

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IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager uses the IBM Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and is affected by a vulnerability in the IBM JRE.



CVE ID: CVE-2013-0169

The TLS protocol does not properly consider timing side-channel attacks, which allows remote attackers to conduct distinguishing attacks and plain-text recovery attacks via statistical analysis of timing data for crafted packets, aka the "Lucky Thirteen" issue.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


IBM Optim Performance Manager for DB2 on Linux, UNIX, and Windows version 4.1 through 4.1.1

IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager for DB2 on Linux, UNIX, and Windows version 5.1 through 5.3



You must replace the IBM JRE that is installed with IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager for DB2 on Linux, UNIX, and Windows with the latest IBM JRE. Detailed instructions are provided in the technote Updating the IBM JRE for InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager.

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07-30-2013: Original version 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.

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management Optim Performance Manager for DB2 for Linux- UNIX and Windows AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, 4.1.1 Enterprise, Workgroup, Content Manager, Extended

Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager

Software version: 4.1,, 4.1.1, 5.1, 5.1.1,, 5.2, 5.3

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1645397

Modified date: 30 July 2013