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Security Bulletin: OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability and Impact to Algo and OpenPages Products

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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).
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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

Affected Products and Versions

NONE: The following on-premise software products are NOT affected by this vulnerability:

IBM Algo Audit and Compliance
IBM Algo Capital Modeling
IBM Algo Credit Manager
IBM Algo Financial Modeler
IBM Algo Integrated Risk Data Platform
IBM Algo Integrated Risk Reporting Platform
IBM Algo One
IBM Quantitative Reporting for Solvency II
IBM Algo Strategic Business Planning
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform

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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.


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 Algo Financial Modeler Not Applicable Platform Independent
Business Analytics Algo Audit and Compliance Platform Independent
Business Analytics Algo Capital Modeling
Business Analytics Algo One Platform Independent

Document information

More support for: OpenPages GRC Platform

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1670097

Modified date: 11 April 2014

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