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ESB-2016.0516 - [Appliance] IBM Workload Deployer: Access privileged data - Remote with user interaction

Date: 29 February 2016
References: ASB-2016.0004  ESB-2016.0495  ESB-2016.0497  ESB-2016.0498  ESB-2016.0499  ESB-2016.0507  ESB-2016.0508  ESB-2016.0509  ESB-2016.0519  ESB-2016.0521  
ESB-2016.0522  ESB-2016.0523  ESB-2016.0525  ESB-2016.0538  ESB-2016.0539  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0516
         Security Bulletin:A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects
                  IBM Workload Deployer. (CVE-2015-7575)
                             29 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Workload Deployer
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7575  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004
                   ESB-2016.0509
                   ESB-2016.0508
                   ESB-2016.0507
                   ESB-2016.0499
                   ESB-2016.0498
                   ESB-2016.0497
                   ESB-2016.0495

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21977646

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Security Bulletin:A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Workload 
Deployer. (CVE-2015-7575)

Document information

More support for:

IBM Workload Deployer

Software version:

3.1.0.7

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Reference #:

1977646

Modified date:

2016-02-26

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 6 that is
used by IWD Workload Deployer. The issue was disclosed as part of the IBM Java
SDK updates in January 2016 and this vulnerability is commonly referred to as
SLOTH.

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 Workload Deployer version 3.1 and later

Remediation/Fixes

The solution is to apply the following IBM Workload Deployer fix:

Upgrade the IBM Workload Deployer to the following fix level:

Product			VRMF			Remediation/First Fix

IBM Workload 		Release V3.1.0.7 	V3.1.0.7 Interim fix10,
 Deployer System 				http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+Workload+Deployer&release=3.1.0.7&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=3.1.0.7-ifix10-IBM_Workload_Deployer&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0

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

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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