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Security Bulletin: There is a weak ciphers vulnerability in IBM Streams

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM Streams where weak ciphers may be enabled when Transport Layer Security is enabled.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1713
DESCRIPTION:
IBM InfoSphere Streams uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/134632 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

IBM Streams Version 4.2.1 release

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: Fix Packs are available on IBM Fix Central.

To remediate/fix this issue, follow the instructions below:

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

May 2, 2018: Original version published

*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 Streams

Software version: 4.2.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2016056

Modified date: 02 May 2018