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Security Bulletin: IBM Endpoint Manager 9.1 - CVE- 2014-0224

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There is an OpenSSL vulnerability that could allow an attacker to decrypt and modify traffic from a vulnerable client and server.

Vulnerability Details

An OpenSSL advisory was announced on June 5, 2014 in several versions of OpenSSL. Several vulnerabilities were detailed in this advisory. One affects IBM Endpoint Manager 9.1 -- the ChangeCipherSpec (CCS) Injection Vulnerability. This vulnerability can be exploited by a Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack allowing an attacker to eavesdrop and make falsifications between Root Server, Web Reports, Relay, and Proxy Agent communications. An eavesdropping attacker can obtain console login credentials.

CVE-ID: 2014-0224

CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: Undefined
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

For the official OpenSSL advisory, check:

For more details on the vulnerability, check:

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Endpoint Manager 9.1 (9.1.1065, 9.1.1082, and 9.1.1088) are the only affected versions. Previous versions are not affected, and version 9.1.1117 fixes the vulnerability. Note that neither the site admin key nor the server signing private key are exposed by this vulnerability, so it is not necessary to rotate keys after upgrade.


If you are using Endpoint Manager 9.1, you should immediately upgrade all components to version 9.1.1117.

Upgrade fixlets are available in BES Support version 1176
Manual upgrades are available at
Fixlet 1790 has details on the applicable upgrade fixlets

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*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: IBM BigFix family

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1677842

Modified date: 30 June 2014

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