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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM QRadar SIEM and Incident Forensics. (CVE-2015-7575)

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Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6 and 7 that is used by IBM QRadar SIEM and Incident Forensics. This vulnerability, commonly referred to as “SLOTH”, was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7575
DESCRIPTION: The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS server and obtain credentials. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109415 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/UI:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

· IBM QRadar SIEM 7.1.n
· IBM QRadar SIEM/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.n

Remediation/Fixes

· IBM QRadar SIEM 7.1 MR2 Patch 12 Interim Fix 2
· IBM QRadar/QRM/QVM/QRIF 7.2.6 Patch 2 Interim Fix 1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

CVE-2015-7575 was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan at INRIA in Paris, France

*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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Document information

More support for: IBM QRadar SIEM

Component: Not Applicable

Software version: 7.1, 7.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1977664

Modified date: 16 June 2018