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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect
WebSphere Service Registry and Repository October 2014 CPU
11 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
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: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect WebSphere
Service Registry and Repository October 2014 CPU
More support for:
WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6.3, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition
that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository. This
also includes a fix for the Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption
(POODLE) SSLv3 vulnerability (CVE-2014-3566). These issues were disclosed
as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2014.
Affected Products and Versions
WebSphere Service Registry and Repository 6.3, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5
WebSphere Service Registry and Repository Studio 8.5
To fix the WebSphere Service Registry and Repository server, please
apply the fix indicated in the WebSphere Application Server bulletin at
If you wish to also apply a fix to WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Studio, please either contact IBM support for a fix, or replace Studio's
bundled JRE with the updated JRE version 6 SR16-FP2. The fixed JRE can be
downloaded from https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/.
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THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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