ESB-2017.1747 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere MQ: Modify arbitrary files - Existing account 2017-07-14

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                               ESB-2017.1747
          Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime
                 affects IBM WebSphere MQ (CVE-2016-3485)
                               14 July 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere MQ
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Solaris
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-3485  

Reference:         ESB-2017.0870
                   ESB-2016.2653

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22001630

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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM WebSphere
MQ (CVE-2016-3485)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere MQ

Java

Software version:

7.1, 7.5, 8.0, 9.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

2001630

Modified date:

13 July 2017

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilites in IBM Runtime Environment Java Versions 6
and 7 that are used by IBM WebSphere MQ. These issues were disclosed as part
of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2016.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this
product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list
of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of
vulnerabilities please refer to the link for IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin
located in the References section for more information.

CVEID:

CVE-2016-3485

DESCRIPTION:

An unspecified vulnerability related to the Networking component has no
confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 2.9

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115273

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM MQ 9.0.0.x Long Term Support (LTS)

Maintenance level 9.0.0.0 only

IBM MQ 9.0.x Continuous Delivery Release (CDR)

Continuous delivery update 9.0.1 only

WebSphere MQ 8.0

Maintenance levels between 8.0.0.0 and 8.0.0.5

IBM MQ Appliance 8.0

Maintenance levels between 8.0.0.0 and 8.0.0.5

WebSphere MQ 7.5

Maintenance levels between 7.5.0.0 and 7.5.0.7

WebSphere MQ 7.1

Maintenance levels between 7.1.0.0 and 7.1.0.7

Remediation/Fixes

IBM MQ 9.0

Apply fix pack

9.0.0.1

or latest Continuous Delivery level

WebSphere MQ 8.0

Apply fix pack

8.0.0.6


WebSphere MQ 7.5

Apply fix pack

7.5.0.8

WebSphere MQ 7.1

Apply fix pack

7.1.0.8

For unsupported versions of IBM WebSphere MQ, IBM recommends upgrading to a
fixed, supported version of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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System z Security web site . Security and integrity APARs and associated
fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores
and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize
any potential risk.

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



Change History

Published: 12 July 2017

*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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