Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL that were reported on June 5, 2014 by the OpenSSL Project.
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0224
OpenSSL is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by the use of weak keying material in SSL/TLS clients and servers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted handshake to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to decrypt and modify traffic.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
*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 Flash.
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Apply APAR IV61506
Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/v2/guide)
On-line Calculator V2 (http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)
OpenSSL Project vulnerability website (http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html)
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
19 June 2014 - Original Copy Published
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15 June 2018