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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in glibc affects Intel® Manycore Platform Software Stack (Intel® MPSS) for Linux and Windows (CVE-2016-10228)

2019-01-3102:25:02
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26

0.007 Low

EPSS

Percentile

80.2%

Summary

Intel® Manycore Platform Software Stack (Intel® MPSS) for Linux and Windows have addressed the following vulnerability in glibc.

Vulnerability Details

Summary

Intel® Manycore Platform Software Stack (Intel® MPSS) for Linux and Windows have addressed the following vulnerability in glibc.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-10228

Description: GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the iconv program. By processing invalid multi-byte input sequences, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124078&gt; 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:L)

Affected products and versions

Product Affected Version
Intel® Manycore Platform Software Stack (MPSS) for Linux & Windows 3.8

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends that you update the affected versions of Intel MPSS that are used with the Intel Xeon Phi cards supported in IBM System x Servers to MPSS version 3.8.3 or later.

Instructions on how to download and apply the update are available at: https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-manycore-platform-software-stack-mpss

Product Fixed Version
Intel® Manycore Platform Software Stack (MPSS) for Linux & Windows 3.8.3

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

References

Related Information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
Lenovo Product Security Advisories

Acknowledgement

None.

Change History
07 December, 2017: 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

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