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ESB-2016.0497 - [Win][Linux] IBM Rational Functional Tester: Access privileged data - Remote with user interaction

Date: 25 February 2016
References: ESB-2016.0516  ESB-2016.0518  

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                               ESB-2016.0497
         Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects
                Rational Functional Tester (CVE-2015-7575)
                             25 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Functional Tester
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7575  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976947

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects Rational Functional
Tester (CVE-2015-7575)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Rational Functional Tester

General Information

Software version:

8.2, 8.2.0.1, 8.2.0.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.1.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.2.1, 8.3, 8.3.0.1, 8.3.0.2,
8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.1.2, 8.5.1.3, 8.6, 8.6.0.1, 8.6.0.2,
8.6.0.3, 8.6.0.4, 8.6.0.5, 8.6.0.6

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1976947

Modified date:

2016-02-24

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition that is used by
Rational Functional Tester. 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.

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

All versions of Rational Functional Tester from 8.2.0.0 through 8.6.0.6

Remediation/Fixes

Vendor Fixes:


Product    Version            APAR    Remediation/First fix
RFT        8.2.0.0 - 8.2.0.x  None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 16 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT        8.2.1.0 - 8.2.1.x  None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 16 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT        8.2.2 - 8.2.2.1    None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 64-bit Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 16 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT        8.3.0 - 8.3.0.x    None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 30 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT        8.5.0 - 8.5.0.x    None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 30 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT        8.5.1 - 8.5.1.x    None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 30 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT        8.6.0 - 8.6.0.6    None    Download the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 30 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.


Note

You must verify that applying this fix does not cause any compatibility
issues.

For information about how to install iFixes, see Installing packages.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide


On-line Calculator v2


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

24 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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