IBM® Security Access Manager, Interim Fixpack 9.0.0.0-ISS-ISAM-IF0001 README

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Date: Tuesday, 1 December 2015


Contents

  1. ABOUT THIS PATCH
  2. APARS AND DEFECTS FIXED
  3. BEFORE INSTALLING THIS PATCH
  4. INSTALLING THIS PATCH
  5. AFTER INSTALLING THIS PATCH
  6. UNINSTALLING THIS PATCH
  7. DOCUMENTATION
  8. KNOWN ISSUES, LIMITATIONS, AND WORKAROUNDS
  9. NOTICES

About the fixpack

This Interim Fixpack provides Security Vulnerability fixes for IBM Security Access Manager Version 9.0.0.0.


IMPORTANT NOTICE


Fixpack contents and distribution

This fixpack package contains:

This fixpack is distributed as an electronic download from the IBM Support Web Site.


Fix Packs Superseded by this Fix Pack

9.0.0-ISS-ISAM-FP0000


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APARs and defects fixed

Problems fixed by Interim Fixpack 9.0.0.0-ISS-ISAM-IF0001

The following problems are corrected by this fixpack.

IV78762
SYMPTOM: GLIBC VULNERABILITY
  
IV78776
SYMPTOM: Shell Command Injection
  
IV78797
SYMPTOM: SSH SERVER CBC MODE CIPHERS ENABLED
  
IV78802
SYMPTOM: SSH WEAK MAC ALGORITHMS ENABLED
  

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Before installing the Interim Fixpack

The appliance does not automatically create a backup copy of a partition when you apply a fixpack to it. If you want to back up your partition before you apply the fixpack, then you must do it manually.

Installing the Interim Fixpack

Scenario Complete this task
Getting the Interim Fixpack image Download the 9000_IF1.fixpack.

About this task

Fixpacks are applied to the current partition. If a fixpack is installed on your appliance, you can view information about who installed it, comments, patch size, and the installation date.

Procedure

  1. Click Manage System Settings > Updates and Licensing > Fix Packs.
  2. On the Fix Packs page, click New
  3. On the Add Fix Pack window, click Browse for fix pack: to locate the fixpack file, and then click Open.
  4. Click Save Configuration to install the fixpack.

After installing the Interim Fixpack

If you enabled FIPS 140-2 mode, you must restart the appliance to ensure that the FIPS 140-2 mode is still enforced.


Documentation

The IBM Knowledge Center contains all documentation for this release. See IBM Security Access Manager Version 9.0.0.0.

Known issues, limitations, and workarounds

Documentation for known issues, limitations, and workarounds is maintained on the IBM Support site. For more information, see known limitations on the IBM Knowledge Center.


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