ESB-2017.1602 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM Java SDK: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-06-27

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                               ESB-2017.1602
        Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK
                     affect IBM PureApplication System
                               27 June 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Java SDK
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account            
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3539 CVE-2017-3511 CVE-2017-1289

Reference:         ASB-2017.0056
                   ESB-2017.1554
                   ESB-2017.1539
                   ESB-2017.1515

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22005209

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM 
PureApplication System

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: PureApplication System

Software version: 2.1.0.0, 2.1.0.1, 2.1.0.2, 2.1.1.0, 2.1.2.0, 2.1.2.1, 
2.1.2.2, 2.1.2.3, 2.1.2.4, 2.2.0.0, 2.2.1.0, 2.2.2.0, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 
2.2.3.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2005209

Modified date: 26 June 2017

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition used by
IBM PureApplication System. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM 
Java SDK updates in April 2017. IBM PureApplication System has addressed the 
applicable CVEs.

These issues were also addressed by IBM WebSphere Application Server shipped 
with IBM PureApplication System.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3511

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JCE component
could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124890 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3539

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security 
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality
impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 3.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124915 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1289

DESCRIPTION: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition is vulnerable XML External 
Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume 
memory resources.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125150 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM PureApplication System V2.2

IBM PureApplication System V2.1

Remediation/Fixes

The PureSystems Manager on IBM PureApplication System is affected. The 
solution is to upgrade the IBM PureApplication System to the following fix 
level:

IBM PureApplication System V2.2:

Upgrade to IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.1

IBM PureApplication System V2.1:

IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed version of the product.

Bluemix Local System is the evolution of the IBM PureApplication System Intel
based offerings.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

IBM Java SDK affects WebSphere Application Server

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

26 June 2017: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will 
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the 
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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