ESB-2017.1636 - [Win] SPSS Analytic Server: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2017-06-30

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                               ESB-2017.1636
         Security Bulletin: zlib vulnerability may affect IBM SDK,
                          Java Technology Edition
                               30 June 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           SPSS Analytic Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9841
                   CVE-2016-9840  

Reference:         ESB-2017.1611
                   ESB-2017.1586
                   ESB-2017.1539
                   ESB-2017.1400

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004465

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Security Bulletin: zlib vulnerability may affect IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: SPSS Analytic Server

Analytic Server

Software version: 2.0, 2.0.1

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 2004465

Modified date: 29 June 2017

Summary

zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds pointer
arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted 
document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial
of service.

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-9841 CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9843

CVEID: CVE-2016-9840

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an 
out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open
a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120508 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2016-9841

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an 
out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open
a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120509 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2016-9842

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an undefined
left shift of negative number. By persuading a victim to open a specially 
crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause
a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120510 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2016-9843

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a big-endian
out-of-bounds pointer. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted 
document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial
of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120511 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SPSS Analytic Server 2.0.1.0

IBM SPSS Analytic Server 2.0.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 50 and subsequent releases.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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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