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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Lotus Foundations is affected by the
following OpenSSL vulnerabilities: CVE-2014-0221
23 June 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Lotus Foundations
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0221
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Security Bulletin: IBM Lotus Foundations is affected by the following OpenSSL
More support for:
Lotus Foundations Start
Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL that were reported on
June 5, 2014 by the OpenSSL Project.
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
recursion error in the DTLS client. By sending an invalid DTLS handshake, a
remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93587 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
Systems running Lotus Foundations 1.2.2d or earlier:
Lotus Foundations Start 1.2
Upgrade the Lotus Foundations operating system to version 1.2.2e or later.
Prior to performing the upgrade, you should ensure you have a current backup
of your system.
For instructions on how to upgrade your system, please see: Migrate the IBM
Lotus Foundations core
Workarounds and Mitigations
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
OpenSSL Project vulnerability website
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
17 June 2014 Original Version 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.
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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