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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in SSLv3 affects RLKS Administration and
Reporting tool (CVE-2014-3566)
23 October 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM RLKS Administration and Reporting tool
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Reduced Security -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-3566
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in SSLv3 affects RLKS Administration and
Reporting tool (CVE-2014-3566)
8.1.4, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
SSLv3 contains a vulnerability that has been referred to as the Padding
Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption (POODLE) attack. SSLv3 is enabled
in RLKS Administration and Reporting tool.
Description: Product could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a design error when using the SSLv3 protocol. A
remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack could
exploit this vulnerability via a POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded
Legacy Encryption) attack to decrypt SSL sessions and access the plaintext
of encrypted connections.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/97013 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Following versions of RLKS Administration and Reporting tool are affected:
Note: RLKS Administration Agent is not affected due to this vulnerability.
IBM recommends that you review your entire environment to identify
areas that enable the SSLv3 protocol and take appropriate mitigation and
remediation actions. The most immediate mitigation action that can be
taken is disabling SSLv3.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Shutdown RLKS Administration and Reporting tool and take following actions:
1. Go to location <install_dir>/RLKSAdmin/server/tomcat/conf
2. Edit server.xml file
3. Replace the line
4. Start RLKS Administration and Reporting tool.
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* 21 Oct 2014: Original copy published
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