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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Kerberos affects Power Hardware Management Console (CVE-2016-3120 )

Security Bulletin


Summary

Power Hardware Management Console is affected by security vulnerability in Kerberos. Power Hardware Management Console has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3120
DESCRIPTION:
MIT Kerberos is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the validate_as_request() function. By sending specially crafted data, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115438 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Power HMC V8.8.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central at: http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V8.8.6.0
MB04060

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Change History

31 January 2017: Original version published
1 February 2017: Updated title and summary

*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

nas8N1021800