Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Appliance Management Center, security vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Environment 6

Security Bulletin


A security vulnerability exists in the IBM SDK for Java that is shipped withWebSphere Appliance Management Center V5.0

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0411
Description: Timing differences based on the validity of messages can be exploited to decrypt an entire SSL session. The exploit is not trivial, requiring a man-in-the-middle position and a long time (around 20 hours).

CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/H:Au/N:C/P:I/P:A/N

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Appliance Management Center V5.0


Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
WebSphere Appliance Management Center V5.0.0 Link to download

Workarounds and Mitigations



Related information

*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:

WebSphere Appliance Management Center

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Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows

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