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IT18793: A VULNERABILITY IN SSL/TLS PROTOCOL IN IBM DATAPOWER GATEWAYS (CVE-2016-8610)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Possible denial of service, caused by an error when processing
    ALERT packets during a SSL handshake. By sending
    specially-crafted packets, a remote attacker could exploit this
    vulnerability to consume all available memory resources
    (CVE-2016-8610).
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • SSL vulnerabilities disclosed on December 13th, 2016 include
    CVE-2016-8610.  IBM DataPower Gateways releases 7.0.0.x up to
    7.5.2.x are affected by this CVE.
    
    SSL/TLS protocol is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by
    an error when processing ALERT packets during a SSL handshake
    (CVE-2016-8610).
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT18793

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-01-12

  • Closed date

    2017-01-19

  • Last modified date

    2017-01-19

  • 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

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R710 PSY

       UP

  • R720 PSY

       UP

  • R750 PSY

       UP

  • R751 PSY

       UP

  • R752 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 7.0.0

Reference #: IT18793

Modified date: 19 January 2017