Security Bulletin: Incorrect SSL protocol variant in SCA HTTP binding affecting WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, WebSphere Process Server and IBM Business Process Manager Advanced (CVE-2014-6176)
The HTTP import binding in an SCA module can be configured with a reference to a SSL configuration that exists on the application server. The HTTP binding uses always the SSLv3 protocol variant regardless of the SSL protocol setting in the referenced SSL configuration.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98488 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
IBM WebSphere Process Server, IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, IBM Business Process Manager could provide weaker than expected security, caused by the weak SSL ciphers for encryption. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information used to launch further attacks on the system.
Affected Products and Versions
- WebSphere Process Server V7.0
- WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus V7.0
- IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5.x, 8.0.x 8.5.x
Install the interim fix for APAR JR51593 as appropriate for your current product version. Customers of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus can install fixes for WebSphere Process Server V7.0 or IBM Business Process Manager V7.5 and later - matching their version number of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus.
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
2014-12-12 - initial version published
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|Business Integration||WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus||Security||AIX, HP-UX, i5/OS, Linux, Linux iSeries, Linux pSeries, Linux xSeries, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, z/OS||220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 7.5.1, 22.214.171.124, 7.5, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 7.0|
|Business Integration||WebSphere Process Server||Security||AIX, HP-UX, i5/OS, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, z/OS||22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 7.0|
More support for:
IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Software version: 7.5, 18.104.22.168, 7.5.1, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.0, 8.0.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.5, 18.104.22.168, 8.5.5
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 1690780
Modified date: 12 December 2014