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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                              ESB-2016.0903.2
   Security Bulletin: Potential security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
        Application Server if FIPS 140-2 is enabled (CVE-2016-0306)
                               11 April 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0306  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21979231

Revision History:  April 11 2016: Added document information
                   April 11 2016: Initial Release

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Security Bulletin: Potential security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere 
Application Server if FIPS 140-2 is enabled (CVE-2016-0306)

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Application Server

Software version:

7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

Base, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Network Deployment

Reference #:

1979231

Modified date:

2016-04-08

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a potential security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application 
Server if FIPS 140-2 is enabled.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0306

DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could provide weaker than 
expected security, caused by the improper TLS configuration. A remote attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in
the middle techniques.

CVSS Base Score: 3.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111423 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM 
WebSphere Application Server:

Version 8.5.5 Full Profile

Version 8.5 Full Profile

Version 8.0

Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF 
containing APAR PI56190 for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.9 Full Profile:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PI56190

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.10 or later (targeted availability 26 August 2016).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.12:

 Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then 
apply Interim Fix PI56190

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.13 or later (targeted availability 24 October 2016).

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.39:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PI56190

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.41 or later (targeted availability 11 April 2016).

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

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applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any 
potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

8 April 2016: original document 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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