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                               ESB-2015.0464
 Security Bulletin: Rational Integration Tester component in Rational Test
         Workbench affected by Netty vulnerability (CVE-2014-3488)
                             27 February 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Integration Tester
                   IBM Rational Test Workbench
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-3488  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695042

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Security Bulletin: Rational Integration Tester component in Rational Test 
Workbench affected by Netty vulnerability (CVE-2014-3488)

Document information

More support for:

Rational Test Workbench

Rational Integration Tester

Software version:

8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.4, 8.5,
8.5.0.1, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.1.2, 8.5.1.3, 8.6, 8.6.0.1, 8.6.0.2

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1695042

Modified date:

2015-02-26


Security Bulletin

Summary

The Netty library is vulnerable affecting the Rational Integration Tester 
component in IBM Rational Test Workbench.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3488

Description: Netty is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in
SslHandler. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a 
specially-crafted SSLv2Hello message to exhaust all available CPU resources 
and cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0

CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95285 for the 
current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Integration Tester component in Rational Test Workbench versions:

    8.0 - 8.0.0.3

    8.0.1 - 8.0.1.4

    8.5 - 8.5.0.2

    8.5.1 - 8.5.1.3

    8.6 - 8.6.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes for the CVE(s) mentioned above have been incorporated into the 3.9.5
release of the Netty library, and included in a set of new fixpacks available
from IBM.

Upgrade your installation as follows:

Visit IBM Fix Central to search for, download and apply the following fixpacks
for your version of product:

    All 8.0.0.x -> 8.0.0.4

    All 8.0.1.x -> 8.0.1.5

    All 8.5.0.x -> 8.5.0.3

    All 8.5.1.x -> 8.5.1.4

    All 8.6.0.x -> 8.6.0.3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS Guide

On-line Calculator V2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

*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.

Disclaimer

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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