Security Bulletin: Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 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
- Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.2.x
- Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1.x
- Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 4.x
The versions listed above apply to all licensed offerings of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, including IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center Storage Analytics Engine.
System Storage Productivity Center is affected if it has one of the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center versions listed above.
The following are not affected and do not require an update:
- Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication - all versions
The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, fix pack or refresh pack for each named product as soon as practicable. Links to Fix Central are provided below:
For 5.2.0 through 5.2.2:
- Apply interim fix IT02529
- Apply refresh pack 5.2.3 or later (targeted to be available end of August 2014)
For 5.1.0 through 126.96.36.199:
- Apply interim fix IT02529
- Apply fix pack 188.8.131.52 or later (targeted to be available end of July 2014)
For 4.1.0 through 4.2.2 FP6:
- Apply interim fix IT02536
- Apply fix pack 4.2.2 FP7 or later (targeted to be available end July 2014)
Latest Downloads for Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
Workarounds and Mitigations
If you cannot apply the fix provided, you can mitigate exposure in Tivoli Storage Productivity Center by removing all connections to XIV storage subsystems.
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
23 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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|Storage Management||Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition||AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||4.2.2|
|Storage Management||IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center|
|Storage Virtualization Software||System Storage Productivity Center||Windows|
|Storage Management||Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Advanced||AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||5.1.1, 5.1, 5.2, 5.2.1|
More support for:
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
Software version: 5.1, 5.1.1, 5.2, 5.2.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 1677131
Modified date: 23 June 2014
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