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Security Bulletin: IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) is affected by vulnerability in GNU C Library (CVE-2017-12133)

Security Bulletin


IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) has addressed the following vulnerability in GNU C Library.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-12133
DESCRIPTION: GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by a flaw in the DNS stub resolver. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform off-path DNS spoofing attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions


Affected Version

IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for System x & Flex Systems


IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for BladeCenter Systems



Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:



Fix Version

IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for System x & Flex Systems


IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) for BladeCenter Systems


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

19 July 2018: Original Version Published

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 July 2018