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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
IBM TS3310 tape library firmware updated to fix vulnerability in OpenSSL
16 January 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM TS3310 Tape Library
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2012-2333
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Security Bulletin: IBM TS3310 Tape Library update for security vulnerabilities
in OpenSSL (CVE-2012-2333)
Download update to TS3310 Tape Library, which contains a newer version of
OpenSSL that fixes certain security vulnerabilities that were present in older
versions of OpenSSL.
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2333
OpenSSL versions prior to 1.0.0 do not follow best security practices and need
to be upgraded. For a complete list of OpenSSL Vulnerabilities by version,
please refer to: http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html
The IBM TS3310 tape library firmware has been updated to contain a newer
version of OpenSSL.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75525 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
All TS3310 tape libraries with firmware versions lower than 630G.
The recommended solution is to apply the fix, which is contained in firmware
version 630G and above. The fix remediates the vulnerability by updating the
OpenSSL to version 1.0.1c.
Apply firmware version 630G or later, available from IBM Fix Central
None known, apply fixes.
Connect the library directly to a workstation or private network that is
trusted (i.e., access to the workstation or network is controlled or limited to
persons that would all have administrator privileges or persons that can be
trusted not to attempt to hack into the library).
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*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 Flash.
Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST),
the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY
ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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