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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.0466
          Security Bulletin: GNU C library (glibc) vulnerability
          affect IBM DataPower Gateway appliances (CVE-2014-6040)
                             27 February 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM DataPower Gateways
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-6040  

Reference:         ESB-2015.0188
                   ESB-2015.0035

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696765

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Security Bulletin: GNU C library (glibc) vulnerability affect IBM DataPower 
Gateway appliances (CVE-2014-6040)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM DataPower Gateways

General

Software version:

5.0.0, 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 7.0.0, 7.1

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Reference #:

1696765

Modified date:

2015-02-26

Summary

GNU C library (glibc) vulnerability in iconv() function affects IBM DataPower
Gateway appliances.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-6040

DESCRIPTION: The GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a denial of service, 
caused by the improper validation of input by the iconv() function when 
converting IBM933, IBM935, IBM937, IBM939 or IBM1364 encoded data to UTF-8. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95616 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

All DataPower versions through 6.0.0.11, 6.0.1.7, 7.0.0.4, 7.1.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Fix is available in versions 6.0.0.12, 6.0.1.8, 7.0.0.5, 7.1.0.3. Refer to 
APAR IT06941 for URLs to download the fix. Customers using DataPower firmware
version 5.0.x, contact customer support.

IBM recommends that you review your entire environment to identify vulnerable
releases of glibc including your Operating Systems and take appropriate 
mitigation and remediation actions. Please contact your Operating System 
provider for more information. .

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS Guide

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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

26 Feb 2015: 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.

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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