May 13, 2022
Categorized: High Severity
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A vulnerability in OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (CVE-2022-0778). OpenSSL is used by AIX as part of AIX’s secure network communications.
Affected product(s) and affected version(s):
The following fileset levels are vulnerable:
A. 0.9.8, 1.0.1 OpenSSL versions are out-of-support. Customers are advised to upgrade to currently supported OpenSSL 1.0.2 or 1.1.1 version.
B. Latest level of OpenSSL fileset is available from the web download site:
To find out whether the affected filesets are installed on your systems, refer to the lslpp command found in the AIX user's guide.
Example: lslpp -L | grep -i openssl.base
Refer to the following reference URLs for remediation and additional vulnerability details:
Source Bulletin: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6586112
X-Force Database: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/221911