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ESB-2016.0368 - [Win] IBM Security SiteProtector System: Access privileged data - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 16 February 2016
References: ASB-2016.0004  

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                               ESB-2016.0368
         A vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM Security
                           SiteProtector System
                             16 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Security SiteProtector System
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7575  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976042

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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM Security
SiteProtector System (CVE-2015-7575)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM Security SiteProtector System

Software version:

3.0, 3.1.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1976042

Modified date:

2016-02-08

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 that is used by IBM
Security SiteProtector System. 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 Security SiteProtector System 3.0 and 3.1.1

Remediation/Fixes

See mitigation description below.

Workarounds and Mitigations

There are two types of SiteProtector installs - "Compatible" and "Strict".
This vulnerability only applies to customers who selected the "Compatible"
option (which is the default) during the installation process.

The issue can be addressed by updating the java.security files that are
included on the machines where the SiteProtector components requiring IBM
Java are installed. Complete details can be found in the TechNote article #
1976152 at

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976152

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

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.

Change History

8 February 2016: 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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