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Security Bulletin: IBM MessageSight is affected by the following OpenSSL vulnerabilities: (CVE-2014-0224, and CVE-2014-0195)

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Summary

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

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 Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0195

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By sending invalid DTLS packet fragments, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overrun the client or server and execute arbitrary code on a DTLS client or server.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93588 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: UndefinedCVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability is known to affect the following offerings:

  • IBM MessageSight Server v1.0
  • IBM MessageSight Server v1.1

The vulnerability does NOT affect any version or release of the following:
  • IBM MessageSight JMS Client
  • IBM MessageSight Resource Adaptor

IBM Java JSSE does not use OpenSSL.

Remediation/Fixes

The IBM MessageSight Server firmware has been updated to use a newer version of OpenSSL, which contains a fix for the reported OpenSSL vulnerabilities.

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM MessageSight 1.x.x.x 1.1.0.1
A firmware update can be downloaded from: IBM Support: Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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.


*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.

Document information

More support for: IBM MessageSight
Security

Software version: 1.0, 1.1

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1676644

Modified date: 24 August 2017


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