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Security Bulletin: IBM Flex System switch firmware products are affected by vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2018-0734)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Flex System switch firmware products have addressed the following vulnerability in OpenSSL.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-0734
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a timing side channel attack in the DSA signature algorithm. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using variations in the signing algorithm to recover the private key.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152085 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Product

Affected Version

IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093/EN4093R 10Gb Scalable Switch firmware

7.8

IBM Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable firmware

7.8

IBM Flex System Fabric GbFSIM 10Gb Scalable Switch firmware

7.8

IBM Flex System CN4093 10Gb ScSE firmware

7.8

G8264CS_SI_Fabric_Image - Bundle
7.8

Remediation/Fixes

Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:  http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Product

Fix Version

IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093/EN4093R 10Gb Scalable Switch firmware
(ibm_fw_scsw_en4093r-7.8.23.0_anyos_noarch)

7.8.23.0

IBM Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable firmware
(ibm_fw_scsw_en2092-7.8.23.0_anyos_noarch)

7.8.23.0

IBM Flex System Fabric GbFSIM 10Gb Scalable Switch firmware
(ibm_fw_scsw_si4093-7.8.23.0_anyos_noarch )

7.8.23.0

IBM Flex System CN4093 10Gb ScSE firmware
(ibm_fw_scsw_cn4093-7.8.23.0_anyos_noarch)

7.8.23.0

G8264CS_SI_Fabric_Image - Bundle
(G8264CS_SI_Fabric_Image_7.8.23.0)
7.8.23.0

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

16 July 2019: Initial 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 July 2019

UID

ibm10959337