A security vulnerability exists in the IBM SDK for Java that is shipped withWebSphere Appliance Management Center V5.0
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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90357 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
|WebSphere Appliance Management Center||V5.0.0||Link to download|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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