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Image Construction and Composition Tool is affected by OpenSSL vulnerabilities

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Abstract

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL that were reported on June 5, 2014 by the OpenSSL Project.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0224

DESCRIPTION:
OpenSSL is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by the use of weak keying material in SSL/TLS clients and servers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted handshake to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to decrypt and modify traffic.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

*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.

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

  • Image Construction and Composition Tool Version 2.2.1.1
  • Image Construction and Composition Tool Version 2.2.1.3
  • Image Construction and Composition Tool Version 2.3.1.0

REMEDIATION:
Apply APAR IV61506


WORKAROUND:
None

MITIGATION:
None


REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide ( http://www.first.org/cvss/v2/guide)
On-line Calculator V2 ( http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)
OpenSSL Project vulnerability website ( http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html)


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

CHANGE HISTORY:
19 June 2014 - Original Copy Published


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.

Document information

More support for: PureApplication System
Security

Software version: 1.0, 1.0.0.1, 1.0.0.2, 1.0.0.3, 1.0.0.4, 1.1.0.0, 1.1.0.1, 1.1.0.2, 1.1.0.3, 1.1.0.4

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1676536

Modified date: 04 August 2015


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