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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile appliances has
some weak SSH MAC Algorithms enabled (CVE-2015-5012)
16 December 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-5012
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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile appliances has some
weak SSH MAC Algorithms enabled (CVE-2015-5012)
More support for:
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile
8.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.0.1, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 9.0
The IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile appliance enables some SSH MAC
Algorithms that only provide weak security, which could leave sensitive
information vulnerable to decryption.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile could provide weaker than
expected security. This could allow an attacker to decrypt information more
quickly and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106404 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 appliances
The table below provides links to patches for all affected versions. Follow
the installation instructions in the README file included with the patch.
Product name VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Security Access
Manager for Mobile 8.0 - 126.96.36.199 IV78768 1. For 8.0 - 188.8.131.52 environments,
upgrade to 184.108.40.206:
2. Apply 220.127.116.11 Interim Fix 3:
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 IV78768 1. Apply 18.104.22.168 interim fix 1:
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Dec 11, 2015: Updated 8.x remediation steps. Added link to 22.214.171.124 IF 3.
Dec 2, 2015: Original version published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
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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