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Security Bulletin: OpenSSL disclosed vulnerability affects MessageGatweay (CVE-2020-1967)

Security Bulletin


MessageGateway has addressed the following vulnerability by updating the level of OpenSSL.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1967
DESCRIPTION:   OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference. By passing specially crafted data to the SSL_check_chain() function during or after a TLS 1.3 handshake, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause server or client applications to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM WIoTP MessageGateway5.0.0.1




VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM WIoTP MessageGateway



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Change History

30 Apr 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
30 April 2020