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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect IBM Tivoli Netcool System Service Monitors/Application Service Monitors (CVE-2015-0209, CVE-2015-0287, CVE-2015-0288, CVE-2015-0289)

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Summary

OpenSSL vulnerabilities were disclosed on March 19, 2015 by the OpenSSL Project. OpenSSL is used by IBM Tivoli Netcool System Service Monitors/Application Service Monitors has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-0209

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free error in the d2i_ECPrivateKey or EVP_PKCS82PKEY function. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system and cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 7.50
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/#/vulnerabilities/101674 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-0287

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error related to the reuse of a structure in ASN.1 parsing. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an invalid write to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.50
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/#/vulnerabilities/101668 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-0288

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the X509_to_X509_REQ function. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

CVSS Base Score: 5.00
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/#/vulnerabilities/101675 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-0289

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to properly handle missing outer ContentInfo by the PKCS#7 parsing code. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a malformed ASN.1-encoded PKCS#7 blob to trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

CVSS Base Score: 5.00
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/#/vulnerabilities/101669 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

SSM 4.0.0 FP1 - FP14 and Interim Fix 14-01 – Interim Fix 14-04
SSM 4.0.1 FP1 – FP2

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
4.0.1.2-TIV-SSM-IF00014.0.1.2Nonehttp://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg400002085
4.0.0.14-TIV-SSM-IF00054.0.0.14Nonehttp://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg400002088

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

2 April 2015 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.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21699778