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IT18177: A VULNERABILITY IN THE SSH COMPONENT OF IBM DATAPOWER GATEWAYS (CVE-2016-8858)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Possible denial of service.  Specially crafted data sent during
    key exchange could be exploited to consume all available memory
    resources. (CVE-2016-8858)
    

Local fix

  • Turn off SSH
    

Problem summary

  • DataPower's SSH component may be vulnerable to a denial of
    service as reported in CVE-2016-8858. By sending specially
    crafted data during the key exchange process, a remote attacker
    could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available memory
     resources.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT18177

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    752

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-11-30

  • Closed date

    2017-01-10

  • Last modified date

    2017-01-18

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R752 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 752

Reference #: IT18177

Modified date: 18 January 2017