Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in the GSKit component of Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) (CVE-2016-0201)
A vulnerability has been addressed in the GSKit, component of Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) .
DESCRIPTION: IBM GSKit could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a MD5 collision. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109310 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) versions 11.70 and 12.10.
This vulnerability affects the OpenSSL component of GSKit. GSKit is a shared library component of Informix Dynamic Server (IDS). To resolve this vulnerability, apply the fix for the GSKit component..
|Product||Remediation/First Fix (GSKit 8.50.57)|
|Linux: x86_32, x86_64, ARM_32, ARM_64
For upsupported IDS versions, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version /release/ platform of the product.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
22 January 2016. Original version published.
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