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ESB-2016.0538 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM PureApplication System: Access privileged data - Remote with user interaction

Date: 01 March 2016
References: ASB-2016.0004  ESB-2016.0509  ESB-2016.0516  ESB-2016.0518  ESB-2016.0519  ESB-2016.0521  ESB-2016.0522  ESB-2016.0523  ESB-2016.0525  ESB-2016.0542  
ESB-2016.0550  ESB-2016.0551  ESB-2016.0556  

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                               ESB-2016.0538
        Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects
                IBM PureApplication System. (CVE-2015-7575)
                               1 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PureApplication System
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   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  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004
                   ESB-2016.0525
                   ESB-2016.0523
                   ESB-2016.0522
                   ESB-2016.0521
                   ESB-2016.0519
                   ESB-2016.0518
                   ESB-2016.0516
                   ESB-2016.0509

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978026

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

Document information

More support for:

PureApplication System

Software version:

2.1.0.0, 2.1.0.1, 2.1.0.2, 2.1.1.0, 2.1.2.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1978026

Modified date:

2016-02-29

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 6 and 7,
that is used by IBM PureApplication System. 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 PureApplication System 2.1

Remediation/Fixes

The PureSystems Manager on IBM PureApplication System is affected. The 
solution is to upgrade the IBM PureApplication System to the following fix 
level:

Upgrade to IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.1

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

29 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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