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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in GSKit affect WebSphere
Voice Response for AIX (CVE-2015-0138)
25 March 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Voice Response
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0138
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in GSKit affect WebSphere Voice Response
for AIX (CVE-2015-0138) Security Bulletin
More support for:
WebSphere Voice Response for AIX
WebSphere Voice Response
GSKit is an IBM component that is used by WebSphere Voice Response. The GSKit
that is shipped with WebSphere Voice Response contains multiple security
vulnerabilities including the FREAK: Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT keys"
TLS/SSL client and server vulnerability. WebSphere Voice Response has
addressed the applicable CVEs.
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in various IBM SSL/TLS implementations could allow
a remote attacker to downgrade the security of certain SSL/TLS connections. An
IBM SSL/TLS client implementation could accept the use of an RSA temporary key
in a non-export RSA key exchange ciphersuite. This could allow a remote
attacker using man-in-the-middle techniques to facilitate brute-force
decryption of TLS/SSL traffic between vulnerable clients and servers.
This vulnerability is also known as the FREAK attack.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/#/vulnerabilities/100691 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
WebSphere Voice Response for AIX V6.1
WebSphere Voice Response V6.1 fixlevel 220.127.116.111
PTFs: U868645, U868646
Fix Central download link: APAR IV69846
You should verify applying this fix does not cause any compatibility issues.
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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