Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows is affected by the following OpenSSL vulnerabilities: CVE-2014-0224
Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL that were reported on June 5, 2014 by the OpenSSL Project.
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)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows 4.5.00
· All versions prior to patch 053
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows 4.5.01
· All versions prior to patch 019
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows 4.6.0
· All versions prior to 18.104.22.168 iFix 002
The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the available fixes.
|4.5.00||IT02574||Apply 4.5.00 patch 053, available on IWM|
|4.5.01||IT02574||Apply 4.5.01 patch 019, available on IWM|
|4.6.0||IT02574||Apply 22.214.171.124 iFix 002, available on Fix Central|
Alternatively, upgrade to 4.7.0, which is not affected by the vulnerability.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
23 June 2014: Original Version 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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More support for:
Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows
Software version: 4.5, 4.6
Operating system(s): Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1677080
Modified date: 30 June 2014
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