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ESB-2005.0913 -- IBM Security Advisory -- IBM Tivoli Directory Server data access and modification vulnerability
11 November 2005
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2005.0913 -- IBM Security Advisory IBM Tivoli Directory Server data access and modification vulnerability 11 November 2005 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Tivoli Directory Server (ITDS) 5.2.0 and 6.0.0 Publisher: IBM Operating System: AIX HP-UX Linux variants Solaris Windows Impact: Inappropriate Access Access: Remote/Unauthenticated Original Bulletin: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21221665 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 IBM SECURITY ADVISORY First Issued: Thu Nov 10 14:29:04 CST 2005 ========================================================================= VULNERABILITY SUMMARY VULNERABILITY: A remote user can preform unauthorized operations on directory data. PLATFORMS: IBM Tivoli Directory Server (ITDS) 5.2.0 and 6.0.0 SOLUTION: Apply the APARs or workaround as described below. THREAT: A remote user can preform unauthorized operations on directory data. CERT VU Number: VU#194753 CVE Number: N/A ========================================================================= DETAILED INFORMATION I. Description =============== A vulnerability was discovered in ITDS that allows a remote user to preform unauthorized operations on directory data. ITDS configurations that use SSL only and SSL client server authentication are not vulnerable to this issue. For more information about this issue, please visit the following URL (Note that it is wrapped): http://www-306.ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/ Tivoli_Proactive_Notification.html ITDS ships as the ldap.server fileset. To determine if this fileset is installed, execute the following command: # lslpp -L ldap.server If the fileset is installed it will be listed along with its version information, state, type and a description. The vulnerable ITDS 5.2.0 fileset versions will be 126.96.36.199 or earlier. The vulnerable ITDS 6.0.0 fileset versions will be 188.8.131.52 or earlier. II. Impact ========== A remote user can access, modify and delete data stored in ITDS. This vulnerability may result in a denial of service or unwanted system authentications. III. Solutions =============== A. Official Fix IBM provides the following fixes: ITDS 5.2.0: IO02697 (available) ITDS 6.0.0: IO02714 (available) NOTE: Affected customers are urged to upgrade to AIX 5.1.0, 5.2.0 or 5.3.0 at the latest maintenance level. C. Workaround Configure ITDS to use SSL only and SSL client server authentication. IV. Obtaining Fixes =================== ITDS APARs can be downloaded from: http://www-306.ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/ AIX Version 5 APARs can be downloaded from: http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/support/pseries/aixfixes.html Security related Interim Fixes can be downloaded from: ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security V. Contact Information ======================= For any questions, support can be obtained by contacting a local call center or creating a PMR. 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