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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0906
       Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in OpenSSL affects IBM Nete
                    zza Host Management (CVE-2016-2842)
                               11 April 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Netezza Host Management
                   IBM Netezza Platform Software clients
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-2842  

Reference:         ESB-2016.0800
                   ESB-2016.0852.2
                   ESB-2016.0543.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21980927
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21980928

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) IBM security advisories.

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in OpenSSL affects IBM Netezza Host 
Management (CVE-2016-2842)

Document information

More support for:

PureData System for Analytics

Software version:

1.0.0

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1980927

Modified date:

2016-04-08

Security Bulletin

Summary

This bulletin addresses CVE-2016-2842 for IBM Netezza Host Management.

Vulnerability Details

OpenSSL vulnerabilities were disclosed on March 1, 2016 by the OpenSSL 
Project. OpenSSL is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host 
Management addressed the applicable CVEs with the details provided in:

Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect IBM Netezza Host
Management

An additional CVE, CVE-2016-2842, was also fixed but was not initially 
included in the March 1, 2016 OpenSSL Project announcement or in the 
associated security bulletin for this product. This bulletin only addresses 
CVE-2016-2842. Please see the bulletin linked above for the other CVEs that 
were addressed by the March 1, 2016 OpenSSL Project.

CVEID: CVE-2016-2842

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the 
failure to verify that a certain memory allocation succeeds by the doapr_outch
function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially
crafted string to cause an out-of-bounds write or consume an overly large 
amount of resources.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111304 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Netezza Host Management 5.4.3

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Netezza Host Management 5.4.4.0 Link to Fix Central

The Netezza Host Management software contains the latest RHEL updates for the
operating systems certified for use on IBM Netezza/PureData System for 
Analytics appliances. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Netezza Host 
Management version to ensure that your hosts have the latest fixes, security 
changes, and operating system updates. IBM Support can assist you with 
planning for the Netezza Host Management and operating system upgrades to your
appliances.

For more details on IBM Netezza Host Management security patching:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Security Patching for IBM PureData System for
Analytics appliances

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

08 April 2016: 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.

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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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in OpenSSL affects IBM Netezza Platform 
Software clients (CVE-2016-2842)

Document information

More support for:

PureData System for Analytics

Software version:

1.0.0

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1980928

Modified date:

2016-04-08

Security Bulletin

Summary

This bulletin addresses CVE-2016-2842 for IBM Netezza Platform Software 
clients.

Vulnerability Details

OpenSSL vulnerabilities were disclosed on March 1, 2016 by the OpenSSL 
Project. OpenSSL is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host 
Management addressed the applicable CVEs with the details provided in:

Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect IBM Netezza 
Platform Software clients

An additional CVE, CVE-2016-2842, was also fixed but was not initially 
included in the March 1, 2016 OpenSSL Project announcement or in the 
associated security bulletin for this product. This bulletin only addresses 
CVE-2016-2842. Please see the bulletin linked above for the other CVEs that 
were addressed by the March 1, 2016 OpenSSL Project.

CVEID: CVE-2016-2842

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the 
failure to verify that a certain memory allocation succeeds by the doapr_outch
function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially
crafted string to cause an out-of-bounds write or consume an overly large 
amount of resources.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111304 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Netezza clients from any of the following releases:

IBM Netezza Platform Software 7.1.0.8-P1 (and prior releases)

IBM Netezza Platform Software 7.2.0.7-P1 (and prior releases)

IBM Netezza Platform Software 7.2.1.1-P1 (and prior releases)

Remediation/Fixes

For NPS clients that are running any of the affected releases, IBM recommends
upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the clients that 
are available in the following release:

IBM Netezza Platform Software 7.1.0.9 Link to Fix Central

IBM Netezza Platform Software 7.2.0.8 Link to Fix Central

IBM Netezza Platform Software 7.2.1.2 Link to Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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alerts like this.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

8 April 2016: 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.

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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