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Security Bulletin: Arcfour vulnerability issue in IBM Storwize V7000 Unified

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified was shipped with Arcfour which uses weak client-to-server encryption algorithms, for which fix is available.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1375
DESCRIPTION:
IBM System Storage Storwize V7000 Unified (V7000U) uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/126868 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
The product is affected when running code releases 1.5.0.0 to 1.6.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

A fix for this issue is in version 1.6.2.0 of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified. Version 1.5 is end of service. Customers running on this release of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified should upgrade to v1.6.2.0 or a later version, so that the fix gets applied.

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Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

27 October 2017: 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

ssg1S1010657