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Security Bulletin: Rational Directory Server can be affected by a vulnerability in the IBM JRE (CVE-2014-0411)

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A vulnerability affecting both Tivoli and Apache versions of IBM Rational Directory Server (RDS) and Rational Directory Administrator has been identified in relation to the JSSE component. The vulnerability may have partial confidentiality and integrity impacts.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2014-0411

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in relation to the JSSE component has been discovered. The vulnerability has partial impact on confidentiality and integrity.

CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Rational Directory Server 5.2 (Tivoli) and later (including iFix releases)
IBM Rational Directory Server 5.1.1 (Apache) and later (including iFix releases)
IBM Rational Directory Administrator 6.0


The recommended solution is to apply the fixes as soon as possible.

IBM Rational Directory Server (Tivoli):
Apply Rational Directory Server (Tivoli) Interim Fix 2 for 5.2.1

IBM Rational Directory Server (Apache):
Apply Rational Directory Server (Apache) Interim Fix 3 for

IBM Rational Directory Administrator:
Apply Rational Directory Administrator Interim Fix 1 for 6.0

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

* 14 March 2014: Original copy 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:
16 June 2018