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Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise for UNIX affected by the following OpenSSL vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224).

Security Bulletin


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
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 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise for UNIX 2.5.00 through iFix03
IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise for UNIX 2.4.0 through


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Related information

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Change History

18 June 2014 : Original Copy Published

*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.


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Document information

More support for: Sterling Connect:Enterprise for UNIX

Software version: 2.4, 2.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris

Reference #: 1676877

Modified date: 18 May 2015

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