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(IBM Issues Fix for IBM AIX pConsole) IBM AIX Default TLS Version Lets Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037396
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037396
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0266   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 6 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.1.9, 7.1.3, 7.1.4
Description:   A vulnerability reported in IBM AIX. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system in certain cases.

The operating system does not require the newest version of TLS by default. A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can obtain potentially sensitive information communicated by the target system.

Impact:   A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can obtain potentially sensitive information communicated by the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for CVE-2016-0266 for IBM AIX pConsole.

For 6.1.9: APAR IV89739
For 7.1.4: APAR IV89737

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pconsole_advisory2.asc

Vendor URL:  aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pconsole_advisory2.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

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Jul 27 2016 IBM AIX Default TLS Version Lets Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System



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