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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in GSKit affects IBM Tivoli Directory Server and IBM Security Directory Server for AIX/VIOS (CVE-2016-0201)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability has been addressed in the GSKit component of IBM Security Directory Server

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0201

DESCRIPTION:
IBM GSKit could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a MD5 collision. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain authentication credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109310 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

AIX 5.3, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2

VIOS 2.2.x

Remediation/Fixes

The GSKit package contains a fix and needs to be installed on AIX/VIOS systems.

The fixes for the GSKit components can be downloaded at the following link:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21975404

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Change History

Original publication

*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.

*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

Review the IBM security bulletin disclaimer and definitions regarding your responsibilities for assessing potential impact of security vulnerabilities to your environment.

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 September 2021

UID

isg3T1023296