OpenSSL – IBM AIX Security Updates

Number: AV14-048
Date: 12 June 2014


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to recently released security updates for IBM AIX related to OpenSSL.


IBM AIX has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could lead to execution of arbitrary code, Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks or denial of service attacks. 

Affected Products:
AIX 5.3, 6.1 and 7.1
VIOS 2.2.*

CVE Reference: CVE-2014-0224, CVE-2014-0221, CVE-2014-0195, CVE-2014-0198, CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-3470

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms accordingly.




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