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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Memory corruption security vulnerability in IBM API Management V3.0
30 September 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM API Management
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-5256
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Security Bulletin: Memory corruption security vulnerability in IBM API
More support for:
IBM API Management
There is a security vulnerability in the IBM Node.js version that is shipped
within IBM API Management V3.0.
A memory corruption vulnerability, which results in a denial-of-service, was
identified in the versions of V8 that are shipped with Node.js 0.8 and 0.10.
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95057 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM API Management V3.0
Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM API Management V3.0.0 LI78128 Apply fixpack V188.8.131.52
Workarounds and Mitigations
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
29th September 2014: Initial 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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