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IT19184: DISTRIBUTION OF SWIFTNET7 OPENSSL V0.9.8 LINKED MEFG INSTALL JARIS REMOVED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Sterling B2B Integrator provides support for SWIFT messages
    through the SWIFTNet7Adapters and MEFG components.
    Support for SSL communication between IBM Sterling B2B
    Integrator and MEFG is provided by dynamically linked OpenSSL
    libraries. In the prior version, support for 2 different MEFG
    installations were included:
    
    
    MEFG that requires OpenSSL 1.0.1
    MEFG that requires OpenSSL 0.9.8
    
    OpenSSL 0.9.8 libraries were announced as End of Life in
    December 2015.
    
    No further security fixes will be provided to the 0.9.8
    libraries.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    SI MEFG SWIFTNet7 customers using OpenSSL 0.9.8
    
    Problem Description:
    OpenSSL 0.9.8 was removed from Support by OpenSSL.org in 2015.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    SI MEFG Installation for OpenSSL 0.9.8 have been removed from
    the iFix Patch.  MEFG installations should be using using
    OpenSSL 1.0.2 installations in order to receive critical
    security patches from OpenSSL.
    
    Delivered in:
    5020601_7
    5020602_4
    5020603_2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT19184

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    526

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-02-17

  • Closed date

    2017-03-06

  • Last modified date

    2017-06-16

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

  • R526 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2017