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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect ITCAM for SOA (January 2016: CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2015-7575)

Security Bulletin


There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6) that is used by Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016 and includes the vulnerability commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0466
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7575
The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS server and obtain credentials. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/UI:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA 7.2



VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA7.2.0.1IV809977.2.0.1-TIV-ITCAMSOA-IF0008

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CVE-2015-7575 was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan at INRIA in Paris, France

Change History

16 February 2016: Original version published

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Internal Use Only
PSIRT 4587 IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Quarterly CPU - Jan 2016 - Includes Oracle Jan 2016 CPU + 3 IBM CVEs
PSIRT 4590 EXPEDITED Java specific SLOTH - Weak MD5 Signature Hash

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Historical Number

Advisory IDs: 4587 4590

Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018