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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Bouncy Castle affects IBM Rational Performance Tester (CVE-2020-26939)

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Summary

IBM Rational Performance Tester is vulnerable to error inputs in OAEPEncoding, potentially allowing a remote attacker to exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information and use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-26939
DESCRIPTION:   Legion of the Bouncy Castle BC and Legion of the Bouncy Castle BC-FJA could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by observable differences in behavior to rrror inputs in org.bouncycastle.crypto.encodings.OAEPEncoding. By using the OAEP Decoder to send invalid ciphertext that decrypts to a short payload, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information and use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/191108 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
RPT9.5
RPT10.0

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrading to version 10.1.2 is strongly recommended.

ProductVRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
RPT9.5Nonehttps://download4.boulder.ibm.com/sar/CMA/RAA/09ht2/0/PSIRT-28248-9.5.0.0-ifix.zip
RPT10.0Nonehttps://download4.boulder.ibm.com/sar/CMA/RAA/09ht1/1/PSIRT-28248-10.0.2.1-ifix.zip

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

19 Feb 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 February 2021

UID

ibm16416215