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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
GNU C library (glibc) vulnerability affects IBM Security
Access Manager for Mobile
3 December 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-8121
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Security Bulletin: GNU C library (glibc) vulnerability affects IBM Security
Access Manager for Mobile (CVE-2014-8121)
More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile
A GNU C library (glibc) vulnerability affects IBM Security Access Manager for
DESCRIPTION: GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a denial of service,
caused by the failure to properly check if a file is open by DB_LOOKUP in
nss_files/files-XXX.c in the Name Service Switch (NSS). By performing a
look-up on a database while iterating over it, an attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/102652 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0, all firmware versions
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0
IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation
instructions in the README files included with the patch.
Product VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Security Access 8.0 -184.108.40.206 IV78762 1. Upgrade to IBM Security
Manager for Mobile Access Manager V9.0
2. Apply 220.127.116.11 Interim Fix
IBM Security Access 9.0 IV78762 1. Apply 18.104.22.168 Interim Fix
Manager 1: 22.214.171.124-ISS-ISAM-IF0001
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