IBM General Parallel File System OpenSSL Security Bypass (Windows)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76428


A clustered file system on the remote host is affected by a security vulnerability.


A version of IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) or later but prior to is installed on the remote host. It is, therefore, affected by an unspecified error that could allow an attacker to cause usage of weak keying material, leading to simplified man-in-the-middle attacks.


Upgrade to GPFS or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76428

File Name: ibm_gpfs_isg3t1020948_windows.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/07/09

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 72504

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:general_parallel_file_system

Required KB Items: SMB/ibm_gpfs/path, SMB/ibm_gpfs/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/05

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0224

BID: 67899

OSVDB: 107729

CERT: 978508