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HistoryMar 29, 2023 - 1:48 a.m.

Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects IBM SAN Volume Controller and Storwize Family (CVE-2014-6593, CVE-2015-0410)


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There are vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6 that is used by IBM SAN Volume Controller and Storwize Family. These issue was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in Jan 2015.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-6593

DESCRIPTION: A flaw in the TLS implementation allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to force the connection into plaintext. The TLS implementation provides communications security by encrypting the data while being transferred over a computer network.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0410

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and JRockit related to the Security component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SAN Volume Controller
IBM Storwize V7000
IBM Storwize V5000
IBM Storwize V3700
IBM Storwize V3500

All products are affected when running code releases 1.1 to 7.4.


IBM recommends that you fix this vulnerability by upgrading affected versions of IBM SAN Volume Controller, IBM Storwize V7000, V5000, V3700 and V3500 to the following code level or higher:

Latest SAN Volume Controller Code
Latest Storwize V7000 Code
Latest Storwize V5000 Code
Latest Storwize V3700 Code
Latest Storwize V3500 Code

Workarounds and Mitigations

Although IBM recommends that you install a level of code with a fix for this vulnerability, you can mitigate, although not eliminate, your risk until you have done so by ensuring that all users who have access to the system are authenticated by another security system such as a firewall.