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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in RC4 stream cipher
affects IBM Intelligent Operations Center (CVE-2015-2808)
14 April 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Intelligent Operations Center
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-2808
Revision History: April 14 2015: Corrected Impact/Access
April 13 2015: Initial Release
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in RC4 stream cipher affects IBM Intelligent
Operations Center (CVE-2015-2808)
More support for:
IBM Intelligent Operations Center
Linux Red Hat - xSeries
The RC4 Bar Mitzvah Attack for SSL/TLS affects IBM Intelligent Operations
CVE ID: CVE-2015-2808
DESCRIPTION: The RC4 algorithm, as used in the TLS protocol and SSL protocol,
could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to remotely expose account credentials
without requiring an active man-in-the-middle session. Successful exploitation
could allow an attacker to retrieve credit card data or other sensitive
information. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as Bar Mitzvah Attack.
CVSS Base Score: 5.00
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/101851 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Affected Product and Version(s) Product shipped as a component
IBM Intelligent Operations Center version 220.127.116.11 IBM HTTP Server
1. For a standard topology, on the web server, edit the following file:
Note: For a high availability topology, make all of the same modifications on
both of the web servers.
2. Modify the following lines:
SSLCipherSpec ALL SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5
SSLCipherSpec ALL SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA
##SSLCipherSpec ALL SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5
##SSLCipherSpec ALL SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA
3. Restart the web server, or web servers. See Starting the components in a
standard environment or Starting the components in a high availability
environment in the IBM Intelligent Operation Center product documentation.
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