OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability - April 2014
The Heartbleed bug is a worldwide security vulnerability affecting services with SSL/TLS encryption using the OpenSSL library. We have reviewed all the systems hosting IBM Algo One Managed Data Service on Cloud (MDSoC) and would like to update you on the following actions that have been taken:
- All affected MDSoC systems have been patched.
Steps you should take:
- No actions are required from you at this time, as the server hosting the customer-facing MDSoC portal was not affected by the vulnerability.
Additional information regarding this vulnerability can be found at the following links:
- CVEID: CVE-2014-0160
- X-Force: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92322
- IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM appreciates your cooperation regarding this matter. Should you have any further questions, please contact MDSoC Support at email@example.com.
*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.
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