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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Common Reporting (TCR) interim fixes address Security Vulnerability and Exposure CVE-2014-0224

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IBM Tivoli Common Reporting (TCR) interim fixes address Security Vulnerability and Exposure CVE-2014-0224

Vulnerability Details

Security Vulnerability and Exposure CVE-2014-0224: OpenSSL before 0.9.8za, 1.0.0 before 1.0.0m, and 1.0.1 before 1.0.1h does not properly restrict processing of ChangeCipherSpec messages, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to trigger use of a zero-length master key in certain OpenSSL-to-OpenSSL communications, and consequently hijack sessions or obtain sensitive information, via a crafted TLS handshake, aka the "CCS Injection" vulnerability.

Affected Products and Versions

TCR 2.1 / 2.1.1 / (32 bit)

TCR / / (64 bit)


In order to address the security vulnerability, TCR Customers are advised to apply the relevant interim fixes on all their TCR environments. The table below provides the interim fix details for different releases of TCR along with the FixCentral links for download.

TCR Version Interim Fix (IF) Name Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC) ?
TCR 2.1<OS>-IF9 FC
TCR 2.1.1<OS>-IF16 FC

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Related information

Change History

25-Jul-2014: Original Copy 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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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Common Reporting

Software version: 2.1, 2.1.1, 3.1,,

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1679751

Modified date: 17 June 2015