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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                  System Packages Update Required to fix
                CVE-2012-2955/CVE-2012-2202 Vulnerabilities
                               20 July 2012


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Lotus Protector for Mail Security
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting     -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-2955 CVE-2012-2202 

Original Bulletin: 

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System Packages Update Required to fix CVE-2012-2955/CVE-2012-2202 
Flash (Alert)

Document information
Lotus Protector for Mail Security

Software version:
2.5, 2.5.1, 2.8

Operating system(s):

Software edition:
All Editions

Reference #:

Modified date:


Two vulnerabilities have been detected in the management interface of the 
affected products. The vulnerabilities are listed under CVE-2012-2955 and 
CVE-2012-2202. An update has been created by IBM Security Systems that 
addresses the vulnerabilities.


Two vulnerabilities have been detected in the management interface of the 
affected products.
The vulnerabilities are:

    CVE-2012-2955: "Reflected XSS" allowing the execution of Javascript code as 
    part of the management interface page displayed.
    CVE-2012-2202: An "Arbitrary File Read" which allows access to files the 
    web server process has authorization to read/

Mitigating Factors:

Both attacks are post-authentication and require the attacker to have valid 
login credentials for the admin UI. The end user interface is not affected by 
these vulnerabilities.

Resolving the Issue:

An update has been created by IBM Security Systems that addresses the 
Depending on the Firmware your system is running on, there are several options 
to proceed.

Firmware 2.8 or newer:

    If you have enabled automatic System Package Updates no further action is 
    necessary. The system will download install the update automatically.
    If you do manual System Package Updates:
    - Log in to the Management Console
    - Go to "Updates" -> "Updates & Licensing"
    - Install all pending System Package Updates

Firmware 2.5:

    The update must be installed manually
    SSH to the system (log in as 'root')
    Run "wget http://upload.cobion.com/download/pnmss/repotools-1.1.3-16059.i586.rpm"
    Run "rpm -ihv --nodeps repotools-1.1.3-16059.i586.rpm"

Cross reference information 
Segment 	Product 				Component 	Platform 	Version 	Edition
Security	Proventia Network Mail Security System			Firmware	2.5, 2.5.1, 2.6,, 2.8	All Editions

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