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Security Bulletin: Multiple OpenSSL Vulnerabilities affect IBM WebSphere MQ 5.3 on HP NonStop (CVE-2015-1788) (CVE-2015-1789) (CVE-2015-1791)

Security Bulletin


Summary

OpenSSL vulnerabilities were disclosed on June 11, 2015 by the OpenSSL Project. OpenSSL is used by WebSphere MQ 5.3 (HPNSS) has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1788
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing an ECParameters structure over a specially crafted binary polynomial field. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103778 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVEID: CVE-2015-1789
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds read in X509_cmp_time. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted certificate or CRL to trigger a segmentation fault.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103779 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-1791
DESCRIPTION: A double-free memory error in OpenSSL in the ssl3_get_new_session_ticket() function has an unknown impact. By returning a specially crafted NewSessionTicket message, an attacker could cause the client to reuse a previous ticket resulting in a race condition.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103609 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM WebSphere MQ V5.3 for HP NonStop

Remediation/Fixes


IBM WebSphere MQ V5.3 for HP NonStop

A patched version of OpenSSL will be made available in WebSphere MQ v531.11 Patch 1, which will be available from your IBM Support representative.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

9/18/2015

*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.

Disclaimer

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Related information

A Japanese translation is available

Document information

More support for: WebSphere MQ
Security

Software version: 5.3.1

Operating system(s): HP-UX

Reference #: 1966723

Modified date: 07 October 2015