IBM Security Access Manager for Web High CPU utilization

ibm-gskit-cve20140963-dos (92844) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple IBM products are affected by a problem with the handling of certain SSL messages. The TLS implementation can, under very specific conditions, cause CPU utilization to rapidly increase. The situation occurs only in a certain error case that causes a single thread to begin looping. If this happens multiple times, more threads will begin to loop and an increase in CPU utilization will be seen. This increase could ultimately result in CPU exhaustion and unresponsiveness of the products and other software running on the affected system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.1
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to the appropriate IBM Security Bulletin for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Algo One 5
  • IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications 3.0.0
  • IBM Content Manager Enterprise Edition 8.5
  • IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 8.5
  • IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms 9.0
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 10.1
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 10.5
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.5
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.7
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.8
  • IBM Domino 8.5
  • IBM Domino 8.5.1
  • IBM Domino 8.5.2
  • IBM Domino 8.5.3
  • IBM Domino 8.5.3.6
  • IBM Domino 9.0
  • IBM Domino 9.0.1
  • IBM Domino 9.0.1.1
  • IBM Informix Servers 11.5
  • IBM Informix Servers 11.7
  • IBM Informix Servers 12.1
  • IBM Informix Tools 3.5
  • IBM Informix Tools 3.7
  • IBM Informix Tools 4.1
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.0
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.0.0.1
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.0.0.2
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.0.0.3
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.0.0.4
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.1.0.0
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.1.0.1
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.1.0.2
  • IBM PureApplication System 1.1.0.3
  • IBM Rational Developer for System z 9.0.1.1
  • IBM Rational Developer for System z 9.0.1.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.0.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.0.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.3
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.4
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.5
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.6
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.7
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.8
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.1.9
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.10
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.11
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.12
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.13
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.3
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.4
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.5
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.6
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.7
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.8
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.2.9
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.10
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.3
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.4
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.5
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.6
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.7
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.8
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.9
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.4
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.4.1
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.4.2
  • IBM Rational RequisitePro 7.1.4.3
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web 5.1
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web 6.0
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web 6.1
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web 6.1.1
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0
  • IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0
  • IBM Security Directory Server 6.1
  • IBM Security Directory Server 6.2
  • IBM Security Directory Server 6.3
  • IBM Security Directory Server 6.3.1
  • IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System 4.6.1
  • IBM Security Network Protection 5.1
  • IBM Security Network Protection 5.1.1
  • IBM Security Network Protection 5.1.2
  • IBM Security Network Protection 5.1.2.1
  • IBM Security Network Protection 5.2.0
  • IBM Security SiteProtector System 2.9
  • IBM Security SiteProtector System 3.0
  • IBM Security SiteProtector System 3.1
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 9.7
  • IBM SPSS Modeler 16
  • IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows 4.7
  • IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX 4.2
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager 5.1
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager 6.0.0
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager 6.1.0
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager 6.1.1
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 6 6.2.2
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 6 6.2.3
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 6 6.3.0
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool Service Quality Manager 4.1.4
  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 5.2
  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 5.3
  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 5.4
  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1
  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.2
  • IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment 7.1
  • IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment 7.1.1
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.5
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.2
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.3
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.4
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0.2
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1.0.0
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1.0.1
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1.0.2
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1.0.3
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1.0.4
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1.0.5
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.0
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.1
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.2
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.3
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.4
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.5
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2.0.6
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.0
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.1
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.2
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.3
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.4
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.5
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.3.0.6
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.0.0
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.0.1
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.0.2
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.0.3
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.0.4
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.0.5
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.1.0
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.1.1
  • IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.4.1.2
  • IBM WebSphere Voice Response for AIX 6.1

Reported:

May 06, 2014

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