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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A vulnerability in the GSKit component of IBM Content
Collector for SAP Applications
28 January 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Content Collector
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-0201
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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in the GSKit component of IBM Content
Collector for SAP Applications (CVE-2016-0201)
More support for:
Content Collector for SAP Applications
3.0.0, 18.104.22.168, 4.0.0, 22.214.171.124
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
A vulnerability has been addressed in the GSKit component of IBM Content
Collector for SAP Applications.
IBM GSKit could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information,
caused by a MD5 collision.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain authentication
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
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 Content Collector for SAP Applications 3.0
IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications 4.0
IBM provides patches for the affected version. Follow the installation
instructions in the README files that is included in the patch.
Product VRMF APAR Remediation/Fix
IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications 126.96.36.199 HE12486 Apply GSKit Update 188.8.131.52-ICCSAP-Client-GSKit-184.108.40.206, and 220.127.116.11-ICCSAP-Server-GSKit-18.104.22.168, which are available from Fix Central
For the download details, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041621
IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications 22.214.171.124 HE12487 Apply GSKit Update 126.96.36.199-ICCSAP-Base-GSKit-188.8.131.52, and 184.108.40.206-ICCSAP-Addons-GSKit-220.127.116.11, which are available from Fix Central
For the download details, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041620
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