Security Bulletin: OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability
OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f (inclusive) are vulnerable

Vulnerability Details

What is OpenSSL Heartbleed
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs).
For more information please visit http://heartbleed.com/

What versions of the OpenSSL are affected?
OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f (inclusive) are vulnerable
OpenSSL 1.0.1g is NOT vulnerable
OpenSSL 1.0.0 branch is NOT vulnerable
OpenSSL 0.9.8 branch is NOT vulnerable

Is Cognos Business Intelligence Impacted
No, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (all versions, all platforms) and Cognos Express (all versions, all platforms) utilizes OpenSSL 0.9.8y which is one of the versions listed as not vulnerable.

Affected Products and Versions

None: IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (all versions, all platforms) and Cognos Express (all versions, all platforms) utilizes OpenSSL 0.9.8y which is one of the versions listed as not vulnerable.

Update: IBM Predictive Maintenance & Quality is also not impacted by this issue.

References

Related information

*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.

Disclaimer

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.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Analytics Predictive Maintenance and Quality Not Applicable 1.0

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Document information


More support for:

Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version:

8.4.1, 10.1, 10.1.1, 10.2, 10.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP Itanium, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1669823

Modified date:

2014-04-17

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