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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in bind affects IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2)

Security Bulletin


IBM Integrated Managment Module II (IMM2) has addressed the following vulnerability in bind.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3145
DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a use-after-free when improperly sequencing cleanup operations on upstream recursion fetch contexts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to make named crash with an assertion failure.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions



Affected Version

IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for System x & Flex Systems


IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for BladeCenter Systems



Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:



Fix Version

IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for System x & Flex Systems


IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for BladeCenter Systems


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Change History

10 July 2018: Original Version 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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
System x Blades IMM2 Firmware All Versions
PureFlex System & Flex System IMM2 Firmware All Versions

Document information

More support for: Other xSeries

Component: IMM2

Version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 0716769

Modified date: 10 July 2018

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