ESB-2018.1783 - [HP-UX] IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-06-18

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                               ESB-2018.1783
           Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL Affect
          Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop (CVE-2018-0739)
                               18 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  HP-UX
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-0739  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0134
                   ASB-2018.0118
                   ASB-2018.0117
                   ESB-2018.0945
                   ESB-2018.0932.2
                   ESB-2018.0896

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016399

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL Affect Sterling Connect:Direct
for HP NonStop (CVE-2018-0739)

Document information

More support for: Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop

Software version: 3.6

Operating system(s): HP-UX

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2016399

Modified date: 15 June 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

OpenSSL vulnerabilities were disclosed on March 27, 2018 by the OpenSSL
Project. OpenSSL is used by Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop. Sterling
Connect:Direct for HP NonStop has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-0739
Description: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending specially
crafted ASN.1 data with a recursive definition, a remote attacker could exploit
this vulnerability to consume excessive stack memory.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score:
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140847 for more
information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for HP NonStop 3.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see
below for information about the available fixes.


+----------+----------+-------------------------------------------------------+
|VRMF      |APAR      |Remediation/First Fix                                  |
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|3.6.0     |N/A       |Apply 3.6.0.2, iFix 010, available on Fix Central      |
+----------+----------+-------------------------------------------------------+

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

*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.

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ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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