18 January 2017
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2017.0134 Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX (CVE-2016-8610) 18 January 2017 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX Publisher: IBM Operating System: AIX HP-UX Linux variants Solaris Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-8610 Reference: ESB-2017.0086 ESB-2016.2990 ESB-2016.2778 ESB-2016.2723 ESB-2016.2585 Original Bulletin: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21996760 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX (CVE-2016-8610) Security Bulletin Document information More support for: Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX Software version: 4.1 Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris Reference #: 1996760 Modified date: 17 January 2017 Summary OpenSSL is used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX has addressed the applicable CVEs. Vulnerability Details CVEID: CVE-2016-8610 DESCRIPTION: SSL/TLS protocol is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing ALERT packets during a SSL handshake. By sending specially-crafted packets, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to stop responding. CVSS Base Score: 7.5 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118296 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 Sterling Connect:Direct for Unix 4.1.0 Remediation/Fixes V.R.M.F APAR Remediation/First Fix 4.1.0 IT18697 Apply 126.96.36.199.iFix085, available on Fix Central Workarounds and Mitigations None Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to My Notifications to be notified of important product support alerts like this. 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