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Security Bulletin: Public disclosed vulnerability from OpenSSL affects IBM Netezza Host Management

Description

## Summary OpenSSL is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host Management has addressed the applicable CVE. ## Vulnerability Details ** CVEID: **[CVE-2020-1971](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-1971>) ** DESCRIPTION: **OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference. If the GENERAL_NAME_cmp function contain an EDIPARTYNAME, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash. CVSS Base score: 7.5 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192748](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192748>) for the current score. 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 Affected Product(s)| Version(s) ---|--- IBM Netezza Host Management| IBM Netezza Host Management 5.2.1.0 - 5.4.30.0 ## Remediation/Fixes To resolve the reported CVE for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on following platforms : PureData System for Analytics N3001 PureData System for Analytics N200x Update to the following IBM Netezza Host Management release : Product| VRMF| Remediation/Fix ---|---|--- IBM Netezza Host Management| 5.4.31.0| [Fix_Central_Link](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?product=ibm%2FInformation+Management%2FNetezza+Platform&release=HOSTMGMT_5&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=5.4.31.0-IM-Netezza-HOSTMGMT-fp8907> "Fix_Central_Link" ) 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](<http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21615012>) ## Workarounds and Mitigations None ## Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to [My Notifications](< http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/einfo.html>) to be notified of important product support alerts like this. ### References [Complete CVSS v3 Guide](<http://www.first.org/cvss/user-guide> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) [On-line Calculator v3](<http://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) Off ## Related Information [IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal](<http://www.ibm.com/security/secure-engineering/bulletins.html>) [IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog](<http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt>) ## Acknowledgement ## Change History 20 Sep 2021: Original Publication *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 Review the [IBM security bulletin disclaimer and definitions](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6610583#disclaimer>) regarding your responsibilities for assessing potential impact of security vulnerabilities to your environment. ## Document Location Worldwide [{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSUSFV","label":"IBM Netezza Host Management"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"All Versions","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"}}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
ibm netezza host management ibm netezza host management  5.2.1.0
ibm netezza host management ibm netezza host management  5.4.30.0

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