Security Bulletin: Tivoli Storage Manager is affected by the following OpenSSL vulnerability: CVE-2014-0224
Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL that were reported on June 5, 2014 by the OpenSSL Project.
This bulletin was updated on 17 Dec 2014. See Change History below for a summary of the changes.
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by the use of weak keying material in SSL/TLS clients and servers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted handshake to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to decrypt and modify traffic.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
This security exposure affects network connections between the Tivoli Storage Manager client and VMware or NetApp services only and affects the Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive client at these release levels:
- 7.1: 188.8.131.52 through 7.1.0.x
- 6.4: 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11
- 6.3: 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124
- 6.2: all levels
- 6.1: all levels. TSM 6.1 is beyond End of Support.
For VMware, you can apply the VMware patch to your affected ESXi servers as documented in the VMware security advisory (see http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0006.html) which prevents clients from having the security exposure, or you can apply the fixing level indicated in the following table to fix the client.
For NetApp, apply the fixing level indicated in the following table.
|First Fixing VRMF Level||Client
|APAR||Link to first fixing level|
|6.2 and 6.1||Upgrade to 6.3 (126.96.36.199 or higher), 6.4 (188.8.131.52 or higher), or 7.1 (184.108.40.206 or higher).|
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
9 December 2014: Original Copy Published
17 December 2014: Updated to include link to VMware's advisory with its workaround, include more direct links to client deliverables, and clarify that this applies to the TSM 6.4 Win x32 and TSM 6.3 Win x32 clients as well as the Win x64 clients on those release levels.
10 October 2015: Updated expiration
*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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|Storage Management||Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition||Client||AIX, Linux/x86, Windows||6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1|
|Storage Management||IBM System Storage Archive Manager||Data Protection for VMware||AIX, Windows, Linux/x86||6.1.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1|
|Storage Management||Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments||Data Protection for VMware||Linux, Windows||6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1|
More support for:
Tivoli Storage Manager
Software version: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 1690827
Modified date: 18 December 2014