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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities have been identified
in IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance
(CVE-2015-1788 and CVE-2015-1885)
2 September 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Increased Privileges -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-1885 CVE-2015-1788
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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities have been identified in
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance (CVE-2015-1788 and
More support for:
IBM Security Identity Manager
Identity Manager Virtual Appliance
Linux, Platform Independent
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance has addressed vulnerabilities
in WebSphere Application Server and OpenSSL
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error
when processing an ECParameters structure over a specially crafted binary
polynomial field. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause
the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103778 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application Server Full Profile and Liberty Profile
could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system caused
when OAuth grant type of password is used.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/101255 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Affected Products and Versions
Ensure that the version listed below is installed on the system.
Product Version Fix level
IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) Virtual Appliance releases prior to 7.0.0-ISS-SIM-FP0003 Apply the following:
IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) 126.96.36.199 fix pack 7.0.0-ISS-SIM-FP0003
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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