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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects
Rational Performance Tester (CVE-2015-0138)
2 April 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Performance Tester
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0138
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects Rational Performance
More support for:
Rational Performance Tester
8.2, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.2.1, 188.8.131.52,
184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 8.3, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 8.5,
220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 8.5.1, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 8.6, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.7
AIX, Linux, Windows
The FREAK: Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT keys" TLS/SSL client and server
vulnerability affects IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 5, 6, and 7
that is used by Rational Performance Tester related to the use of TLS/SSL.
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
Rational Performance Tester versions 8.2.*, 8.3.*, 8.5.*, 8.6.* and 8.7.
A fix is available as described below
Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
RPT 8.7 None Download Java 7 SR8 FP10 +IV70681
RPT 8.6 - 8.6.x None Download Java 7 SR8 FP10 +IV70681
RPT 8.5 - 8.5.x None Download Java 7 SR8 FP10 +IV70681
RPT 8.3 -8.3.x None Download Java 7 SR8 FP10 +IV70681
RPT 8.2 - 821.x None Download Java 7 SR8 FP10 +IV70681
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan of the PROSECCO
team at INRIA
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
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this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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