ESB-2017.1734 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-07-13

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                               ESB-2017.1734
       Security Bulletin:  Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK
                 affects IBM InfoSphere Information Server
                               13 July 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges           -- Existing Account      
                   Denial of Service              -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3544 CVE-2017-3539 CVE-2017-3533
                   CVE-2017-3511 CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2016-9842
                   CVE-2016-9841 CVE-2016-9840 

Reference:         ASB-2017.0056
                   ESB-2017.1660
                   ESB-2017.1610

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004602

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Security Bulletin:  Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects IBM
InfoSphere Information Server

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:

9.1, 11.3, 11.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

2004602

Modified date:

11 July 2017

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM SDK Java Technology Edition,
Versions 6 and 7 that are used by IBM InfoSphere Information Server. These
issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2017.

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-2017-3544

DESCRIPTION:

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

CVSS Base Score: 3.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124920

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID:

CVE-2017-3533

DESCRIPTION:

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

CVSS Base Score: 3.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124910

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

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-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

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:

IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 9.1, 11.3 and 11.5

IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product                                                       VRMF  APAR     Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud    11.5  JR57824  --Follow instructions in the README
InfoSphere Information Server                                 11.3  JR57824  --Follow instructions in the README
InfoSphere Information Server                                  9.1  JR57824  --Apply JR57824 on all tiers


For HP-UX fix in InfoSphere Information Server 9.1, contact Technical
Support:

In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV 
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the 
United States. 
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server 
Technical Support 1-800-IBM-SERV


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3


IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin


Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


Acknowledgement

None

Change History

11 July 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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