Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in libcURL affects IBM Tivoli Netcool System Service Monitors/Application Service Monitors (CVE-2015-3237)
A vulnerability in libcURL was disclosed on September 10, 2015 by the cURL open source team as a fix in libcURL 7.43. libcURL 7.47.1, used by IBM Tivoli Netcool System Service Monitors/Application Service Monitors, has addressed the vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: libcurl could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper bounds checking by the smb_request_state function. By sending specially-crafted length and offset values, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information from memory or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110062 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
· SSM 4.0.0 FP1 – FP14 and Interim Fix 14-01 – Interim Fix 14-07
· SSM 4.0.1 FP1 – FP2 Interim Fix 03
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Netcool/System Service Monitor
Netcool System Service Monitor
Software version: 4.0.0, 4.0.1
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 1980719
Modified date: 19 April 2016